Ghent, Belgium, November 3, 2015
AgroSavfe NV, a biopesticide company focusing on the development of a novel class of biofungicides, announces today the appointment of Lieven De Smedt as chairman of its Board of Directors.
AgroSavfe is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lieven De Smedt as executive chairman of the Board of the Company. “Lieven brings with him a vast
experience in taking high-technology-based companies, such as Avantium, Metabolic
Explorer, Revolymer, BioMillenia to the next level on the value chain. Needless to say
that with his 35 years of international business positions he brings also a network in
Europe, US and Asia, from which the Company will benefit in its partnering initiatives.”
states Mr. Patrick Van Beneden from Gimv NV.
Marnix Peferoen, CEO of AgroSavfe, adds: “I am very pleased with Lieven joining
AgroSavfe as chairman of the Board. His experience will be of great value to support
the development of the Agrobody® pipeline for safe and sustainable treatments of
fungal diseases on crops.”
About AgroSavfe NV
AgroSavfe NV, a Belgian Agro-Biotech company established in 2013 as a spin-off from
VIB, applies the use of camelid binding domains, or Agrobodies®, in agriculture. AgroSavfe has made over the last 3 years a step change by demonstrating that its inhouse designed Agrobodies® can provide control of a broad range of plant pathogenic fungi and is now developing a new generation of biofungicides.
Marnix Peferoen, CEO
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