- Global executive recruiting firm adds food and Ag industry veterans as new managing directors
WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kincannon & Reed, the leading retained search firm serving the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors, today announced the addition of four new Managing Directors to its European team. Collectively they represent a significant investment and expansion of the firm's ability to serve clients with talent needs across Europe.
Jos Boeren joins Kincannon & Reed with 17 years of international experience in corporate business development, finance, and transactions services, including Head of Agri Corporate Finance at Societe General and Manager of M&A Strategic Planning at Bunge Limited.
Fredrik Lunden brings more than 25 years of experience in agricultural equipment and crop inputs, most recently with the equipment manufacturer Vaderstad, and previously with Monsanto. He is based in Sweden.
Dierk Overheu was formerly the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Alfred C. Toepfer (now ADM Germany) with deep and wide trading experience. Dierk is based in Germany.
Roger Peeters, who holds a PhD in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, comes to Kincannon & Reed after a career as a director of research, product development, and strategy for global companies including Bayer CropScience, and Syngenta. He will be based in the Netherlands.
"We are seeing increased hiring activity across the entire food value chain in European markets, from crop and animal inputs to food on consumer's plates. Over the past five years, Kincannon & Reed has made great strides building recruitment expertise for public and private companies that work in these food-related sectors," said Michael Whitney, Managing Partner, EMEA. "These four highly experienced individuals will support our continued ability to deliver exceptional candidates to our clients in a timely fashion."
More information on Kincannon & Reed's European team along with all of the firm's global principals can be found at http://www.KRsearch.com/expertise/principals/
About Kincannon & Reed
Kincannon & Reed is the only retained executive search firm focused exclusively on the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors. Founded in 1981, the company serves clients throughout the world from locations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific. The firm's motto is "We recruit leaders for organizations that feed the world and keep it healthy". For more information, visit www.KRsearch.com.
CONTACT: Michael Laskoe, +1 434 882 0564, mlaskoe@KRsearch.net
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