Reverdia announced today that Forrest Zhang has joined the company as Business Development Manager Asia, effective immediately. Zhang brings commercial experience from his role as Business Development Leader at DuPont. Previously, he also  worked at Chemtura, Huntsman and BASF.

Zhang will be responsible for strengthening Reverdia’s Biosuccinium™ business across China. He will report to Jo Kockelkoren, Global Commercial Director at Reverdia and will be based in Shanghai.

Jo Kockelkoren said, “Forrest Zhang’s appointment in Asia underlines our commitment to leading and further developing the bio-succinic acid market. Reverdia has commercialised best-in- class, low pH yeast-based succinic acid and offers access to its patented Biosuccinium™ technology under license.”

About Reverdia

Reverdia is the joint venture between Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, and Roquette Frères, the global starch and starch-derivatives company. Reverdia takes a leadership position and leverages the expertise and experience of DSM and Roquette to produce, market and license Biosuccinium™.

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