Corbion CEO Tjerk de Ruiter appointed as new EuropaBio Chairman
Jun. 29, 2018
Commenting on his appointment, De Ruiter said: “I am thrilled to become EuropaBio’s new chairman at a time when our sector has a great story to tell about the solutions it can provide in response to some of the bigger questions people and planet are facing today. EuropaBio is uniquely positioned to promote more knowledge about biotech innovation in Europe and to share the enthusiasm of biotech innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs with the wider public. In light of next year’s European elections, one of our first priorities will be to ensure policymakers understand that Europe’s biotech is globally leading with the innovative solutions the sector provides and that ensuring the right framework for its growth is key for Europe’s future.
De Ruiter’s mandate as Chairman is not remunerated and runs until 2020.