(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced the appointment of Paul Bestford as the company’s new Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Paul is coming from Burberry where he led the Global Procurement Function.
Paul has a track record of delivering competitive advantage in procurement through innovation, agility and cost across diverse sectors. His career has included leadership roles at Novartis, British Airways, Ernst & Young, John Lewis Partnership and KPMG. In addition, his contribution to the profession has been recognized with a Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply. The new role of CPO will allow Nutreco to fully use the scale of the business.
“At Nutreco, our purpose is Feeding the Future. And to achieve this, we need a sustainable and competitive supply base,” says Nutreco CEO Fulco van Lede. “We’re delighted that Paul is joining us to lead a truly global procurement function. In him, we have a CPO with the strategic knowledge and experience to help us achieve our company’s purpose.”
Paul says, “I am delighted to join Nutreco and build on the work already done by the ONE Procurement team. Our global supply chain is essential for our ability to deliver a world-leading portfolio of products to customers. I look forward to further driving synergies across the Nutreco organisation to deliver greater value for the company.”