Executive Manager-Global Strategic Swine Technology at Novus International, Inc.
René Bonekamp is the global strategic swine technology manager at Novus. In this position he collaborates with the swine technical services teams, the Research & Development team and Global Marketing Communications to identify opportunities to better meet the needs of Novus customers and develop messaging about the company’s solutions for the swine industry.He started his career as a research nutritionist for Provimi where, for six years he traveled mainly throughout Asia Pacific as technical sales manager monogastrics before moving to the cooperative feed mill ForFarmers as a sow and piglet nutritionist. There he was responsible for the sow and piglet feed portfolio and he provided technical support in the field. From there he moved to DSM as regional swine specialist for EMEA.He received his master’s at Wageningen University & Research in The Netherlands where he specialized in swine reproduction and genetics.