Corporate governance


Hendrix Genetics was founded in 2005 and has evolved through organic growth, acquisition and the integration of leading genetics companies. Our aim as a global leader is to create value while focusing on collaboration, innovation and sustainability. We serve the animal protein value chain with genetic solutions in layers, turkeys, traditional poultry, swine, salmon, trout and shrimp.


Hendrix Genetics is a family-owned company with the majority held by the Hendrix Family. The minority shareholders are NPM Capital and Family Van den Berg.

For NPM Capital, one of the strategic minority shareholders since 2015, Hendrix Genetics is part of its portfolio of approximately 26 medium and large businesses that operate in a range of sectors from food to e-commerce, energy and healthcare.

Thijs Hendrix

Executive Committee

  • Thijs Hendrix, Président,
  • Antoon van den Berg, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mariëtte Ferrari, Chief Financial Officer
  • Dave Libertini, Vice President Americas

International Advisory Board

Advises the Executive Board on strategic matters.

The members are:

  • Aalt Dijkhuizen, Chairman
  • Johan Terpstra
  • Jerry Moye

Management Committee

This committee consists of thirteen members, representing the different business units and major staff functions.

  • Thijs Hendrix, Président
  • Antoon van den Berg, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mariëtte Ferrari, Chief Financial Officer
  • Albert van Driel, General Counsel
  • Dave Libertini, Vice President Americas
  • Raf Beeren, Managing Director Turkeys
  • Neil Manchester, Managing Director Aquaculture
  • Luis Prieto, Managing Director Swine
  • Marc Delong, Managing Director Traditional Poultry
  • Johan van Arendonk, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
  • Peter Pluk, Director Human Resources
  • Rob Kremers, Director Information Technology
  • Marcel Huijsmans, Director Marketing & Communications