In our team of highly-qualified scientists, experts, operators and business development managers we are continuously looking for new ways of improving and developing our customers’ products and processes.

We see opportunities in every challenge, working closely together with our customers, and continuously try to improve our collaboration. Our passion is accelerating innovations together with our customers, applying our combined expertise in bacteria, proteins and processing.

Our team respects and trusts his colleagues and by giving and receiving feedback we improve our way of working together. It helps us to deliver what we promise. We understand the markets in which we operate and know what our unique value is, and we will convert these into successful opportunities for NIZO and our customers. We share our expertise with each other, thereby enabling others to be successful too.

Managementteam

Jeroen Koot
Jeroen Koot
CEO
Nel Zoon
Nel Zoon
CSO
Jan Dick van der Nol
Jan Dick van der Nol
CFO

Sales & Marketing

Teroeska Boterkooper
Teroeska Boterkooper
Infant & Clinical
Ioana Iorga
Ioana Iorga
Personal Care & Pharma
Peter Heusinkveld
Peter Heusinkveld
Business Development Manager Processing
José Escher
José Escher
Food, Beverage & Ingredients
Ben van der Deen
Ben van der Deen
Food, Beverage & Ingredients
John Giezen
John Giezen
Marketing & Communications Manager
Raymond Kievit
Raymond Kievit
Dairy Infant Care & Clinical
Jan Hein Hagenbeek
Jan Hein Hagenbeek
Senior Business Development Manager Food & Nutrition

Division managers

René Floris
René Floris
Division Manager Food
Sabina Lukovac
Sabina Lukovac
Division Manager Health
Paula Keijzer
Paula Keijzer
Head of Pilot Plant

Expertise leaders

Fred van de Velde
Fred van de Velde
Expertise Group Leader Protein Functionality
Marjon Wells-Bennik
Marjon Wells-Bennik
Principal Scientist Food Safety
Els de Hoog
Els de Hoog
Expertise Group Leader Dairy
Wim Engels
Wim Engels
Expertise Group Leader Dairy Technology
Alwine Kardinaal
Alwine Kardinaal
Expertise Group Leader Nutrition & Health
Herwig Bachmann
Herwig Bachmann
Expertise Group Leader Fermentation

Human resources

Loek Nederstigt
Loek Nederstigt
HR Manager