Pieter Imhof appointed Chief Executive Officer BioBTX B.V.
On behalf of the shareholders, Cor Kamminga explains: “With the appointment of Pieter Imhof, we strengthen both the technical and commercial nature of BioBTX B.V., which will give us greater appeal to industrial partners to realize our growth strategy. Pieter brings a lot of experience in both the chemical and the energy sector and has a lot of experience in shaping strategic partnerships. ” Pieter Imhof (Netherlands, 1962) has held various management positions over a 16 years period at AkzoNobel Catalysts (later Albemarle Catalysts) in R&D, product & market development as well as Technical Service. In these roles he has successfully developed and commercialized several catalysts, catalysts components and additives worldwide.
After Albemarle Mr. Imhof has been responsible for business development and strategic account management in the Catalysis contract research and systems business unit of Avantium Chemicals BV, in the period in which Avantium grew from startup to a leading chemical technology company. Mr. Imhof holds a Ph.D. degree in chemistry after studies in chemistry, business economics and strategy.
About BioBTX B.V.
BioBTX B.V. is a Dutch company that converts biobased materials into chemical intermediates (aromatics and bio-oil) on the basis of its own proprietary catalytic pyrolysis technology. BTX represents Benzene, Toluene and Xylene. These chemicals typically originate from crude oil and can amongst others be used as building blocks for plastics. By application of the BioBTX technology a substantial contribution will be made to the sustainable production of plastics and many other chemical products. The University of Groningen is the scientific partner of BioBTX B.V.
For further information:
Mr. Pieter Imhof
Tel: +31 (0) 6-5152 1179
On behalf of the shareholders:
Dhr. Cor Kamminga
Tel: +31 (0) 6-4702 0103