Aart Mateboer retires; Change in Perstorp Animal Nutrition leadership while pursuing ambitious growth plan

Malmö April 10, 2024 - Perstorp Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), today announces a change of Leadership within its Animal Nutrition business effective June 1st. Executive Vice President Aart Mateboer has announced his retirement after May 31st. The company is determined to conduct a seamless leadership transition and continuously deliver on its ambitious growth plan.

“Animal Nutrition remains integral to Perstorp’s and PCG’s strategic future and has recently developed an ambitious strategic plan, outlining the roadmap for expanding its business long-term, primarily based on product development and differentiation. Focus has been and will continuously be on delivering on this plan”, says Ib Jensen, President and CEO of Perstorp Group.

“Aart Mateboer has been leading the Perstorp Animal Nutrition team with dedication and has built his team based on confidence and empowerment. When he retires on May 31st, it marks the conclusion of an intense and successful chapter in his career. His decision to retire fully reflects personal aspirations and goals, and I would like to extend my warm gratitude for his invaluable contributions”, Ib Jensen continues.

“The change of Leadership will also mark a new chapter in Perstorp Animal Nutrition’s journey towards sustained growth and excellence. The search for Aart’s successor has commenced and will be announced in due time”, Ib Jensen concludes.

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Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient and more environmentally sound for billions of people all over the world. As a world leading specialty chemicals company, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day and everywhere. You’ll find us all the way from your car and mobile phone to towering wind turbines and the local dairy farm. Simply put, we work to make good products even better, with a clear sustainability agenda.

Founded in Sweden in 1881, Perstorp’s focused innovation builds on more than 140 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. Perstorp has approximately 1,500 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2022 amounted to 15.3 billion SEK. Perstorp is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), Malaysia´s leading integrated chemicals provider and part of PETRONAS Group.

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