The Supervisory Board of the international vegetables breeding company Enza Zaden announced that Andreas Sewing has been appointed Chief Scientific Officer and member of the Board of Directors at Enza Zaden, with effect from 1 May 2023.
Jaap Mazereeuw, Chief Executive Officer at Enza Zaden: “I am delighted to welcome Andreas to the Board of Directors of Enza Zaden. He brings a lot of experience to the position of board member in a dynamic international organisation like Enza Zaden. His depth of knowledge and insight from his long career in our industry will help us in further executing our strategy and realizing our ambition of providing people all over the world access to a wide range of healthy vegetables. Next to that, we are convinced that he will also match perfectly with the Enza Zaden culture.”
Sewing: “With a passion for vegetables and their importance for a healthier diet and living, I am excited to join Enza Zaden, helping to further strengthen the Research and Development Function. Their long-term vision, strong people values, and a company culture focusing on innovation through a combination of the breeders eye, new technologies, and the latest scientific advances, align with my beliefs and values. I am looking forward to contributing to the future success of a strong family-owned business.“
About Andreas Sewing
Sewing is currently Vice President of Research & Development at BASF/Nunhems. Prior to this, he held various senior management and R&D positions at Bayer and Pfizer. He is a German citizen and received his graduate degree in Human Biology from the Philipp University of Marburg and a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from the same Institute. Sewing also holds an MBA from the Open University.
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