Bart Kroon Managing Partner
Bart Kroon founded Solutions Insight and is the Managing Partner. Bart is an experienced interim executive , executive director and board member (CEO/CFO) with a passion for Agri, Food, Rural Development and Technology domains. His career is built on the finance profession and matured into several management roles. Bart is an entrepreneurial, independent and a purpose and impact-oriented person. He is a fast learner and a creative thinker. Bart easily absorbs new knowledge and translates that into strategic directions and/or practical solutions. Bart is a clear communicator and able to align stakeholders.
The Professional Journey
Bart has extensive experience in commercial and financial management, such gained through various senior management positions in Agri & Food companies, commodity trading and procurement, financial management auditing and rural/real estate development. Up to recent Bart was Information Technology entrepreneur in his role of CEO of Agiboo (Trading & Risk Management Software) after serving a the board Amtrada Holding as Group CFO and COO of the Cocoa Division (Cocoa and Coffee origination and trading ). At Nutreco Holding N.V. (Animal and Fish Nutrition) he held successively the positions of CFO of the Hendrix UTD North West Europe (animal feeds), CFO at Marine Harvest America’s (fish farming), Group Director Internal Audit, Group Director Global Sourcing and Procurement.
Bart obtained a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master in Business Administration & Accountancy from Groningen University and followed courses at Londen Business School, IMD Lausanne, Wageningen University, Nyenrode University and Frankfurt School of Finance and is a Registered Board Member.
Active Board Positions
Bart Kroon serves as a Supervisory Board Member at a Dutch Animal Feed Cooperative Voergroep Zuid and a Supervisory Board Member at Fair Trade Original (Social enterprise building fair trade food chains). He is Chairman of the Board Member of Stichting Fair Trade Original a foundation that invests in social enterprises and finances the development of sustainable chains. Recently Bart was appointed as an assessor of the Dutch Institute of Registered Board Members (RCBM).
Relevant Experience & Expertise domains
- General & Financial Management
- Interim & Restructuring Management
- Acquisition, Divestment & Financing Transactions
- Strategy Consulting & Organisation Development
- Information Technology Sales & Marketing
- Commodity & Procurement Risk Management
- Agri Business; Farming, Feed, Food, Fuel, Commodities
- Waste & Waste Water Management
- Spatial Planning & Civil Engineering,
- (Leisure) Real Estate Development.
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