We are excited to announce the appointment of Benoit Anquetil as our new Strategic Portfolio Management Director Specialties and BU Director EMEA. As a seasoned industry expert with over three decades of experience, Anquetil started his journey with us on February 19th, 2024.

Welcome Benoit

With a rich and extensive career trajectory deeply rooted in the agri-industry, Benoit Anquetil brings a large amount of expertise and leadership to his new roles. He embarked on his professional journey as a formulator at a French feed miller, before transitioning to Provimi/Cargill. There he held various roles, such as Global Ruminant Marketing Strategy Director. In addition to his extensive experience in marketing and portfolio development, Benoit has demonstrated his leadership skills through various positions, including serving as General Manager and later as Managing Director of Cargill’s animal nutrition business in Western Europe.

Jolanda van Haarlem, Group Director Specialties and Global Strategy Director at Royal Agrifirm Group, is pleased to welcome Benoit Anquetil as a new senior leader in the company, emphasizing his broad experience and profound understanding of the agricultural sector, particularly within the specialties domain. She remarked, “Benoit’s appointment underscores our commitment to driving innovation and excellence in our specialties activities. His strategic vision and proven track record will be instrumental in advancing our specialties portfolio to address evolving customer needs.”

In addition to overseeing Strategic Portfolio Management for specialties, Benoit Anquetil will take on leadership responsibilities for Royal Agrifirm Group’s activities across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Expressing his enthusiasm for his new role, Anquetil stated: “Cultivating strong partnerships with our customers across EMEA is paramount. As BU Director EMEA, my commitment is to ensure our solutions meet and exceed their evolving needs, fostering mutual growth and success. Furthermore, I am thrilled to join Royal Agrifirm Group and contribute to realizing its vision of fostering a responsible food chain and make a positive impact for future generations.”