Leuven, 16 May 2018
EIT Food announces that Professor Peter van Bladeren, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EIT Food’s Board of Management, has stepped down as member and Chair per May 10, 2018. The EIT Food Supervisory Board has initiated a search for a new Chairperson. In the intermediate time, Supervisory Board member Jan Delcour will stand in as ad-interim Chairman.
Jan Delcour, member of the Supervisory Board, said: “On behalf of the entire Supervisory Board, I would like to express our gratitude to Peter. Since 2016 and as the first Chairman of the EIT Food Supervisory Board, Peter has committed significant time to the building and shaping of EIT Food, especially in supporting early initiation of the project call and award of funding for first projects, already in 2017.”
EIT Food will announce a successor of Professor van Bladeren in due time.