Reverdia has announced that Ad Smolders will join the company as Operations Director, effective immediately. Smolders previously worked at DSM for seventeen years in various international technology and manufacturing assignments. More recently, he has overseen an extensive number of operations projects, including the optimisation of yeast plants, as a consultant and interim manager.
Marcel Lubben, Reverdia’s President said, “With his considerable experience in manufacturing and process improvement, Ad Smolders will lead Reverdia’s operations to the next stage of growth. His leadership in manufacturing excellence will further bolster our low pH yeast technology. This will benefit both our clients out of Cassano and also our partners and licensees for future Biosuccinium™ plants.”
Reverdia is the joint venture between Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, and Roquette Frères, the global starch and starch-derivatives company. Reverdia takes a leadership position and leverages the expertise and experience of DSM and Roquette to produce, market and license Biosuccinium™.