This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below. <![CDATA[ Avantium Newsroom ]]> en Thu, 11 Jul 2024 13:59:45 +0200 Tue, 09 Jul 2024 09:39:53 +0200 <![CDATA[ Avantium Newsroom ]]> 144 Avantium appoints Marco Jansen as Chief Commercial Officer 651238 AMSTERDAM, 4 July 2024, 18:00 hrs CEST – Avantium N.V., a leading company in renewable and circular polymer materials, announces that it has appointed Marco Jansen as its Chief Commercial Officer. Marco will join Avantium on 1 September 2024. He will help further drive the commercialisation of PEF and FDCA, made by Avantium’s YXY® Technology, and the execution of the licensing strategy.

Marco is an experienced commercial executive, with proven expertise in the field of biobased polymers. He brings a strong network in the field of renewable plastic materials. Marco held several senior commercial and leadership positions in sales, market development, sustainability and advocacy at Braskem, a global petrochemical company that produces thermoplastic resins, including biopolymers. The last position Marco held at Braskem was Business Director Biopolymers EMEA and Director of Sustainability & Advocacy Europe & Asia. Before joining Braskem in 2010, Marco worked for Arkema Group, a leader in specialty materials.

Avantium CEO Tom van Aken says: “We are pleased that Marco Jansen will strengthen our team and spearhead the commercial and licensing activities of Avantium. He possesses significant commercial and marketing & sales expertise in the field of biobased polymers and he has a proven track record in advocacy and external affairs. Additionally, he is bringing a strong network and commercial drive to our Company that will help us to reach Avantium’s strategic goals.”

Marco Jansen comments: "I am deeply committed to sustainability and recognise the crucial role that renewable and circular polymers play in the materials transition and circular economy. Avantium's progress in commercialising its bio-based polymer PEF has been impressive. I am delighted to become Avantium's Chief Commercial Officer at this crucial point in the history of the Company, just before the start of its FDCA Flagship Plant. I am looking forward to further develop the PEF and FDCA markets and drive Avantium’s licensing strategy."

About Avantium

Avantium is a pioneering commercial-stage company focused on renewable & circular polymer materials. Avantium develops and commercialises innovative technologies for the production of materials based on sustainable carbon feedstocks, i.e. carbon from biomass or carbon from the air (CO2). The most advanced technology is the YXY® Technology that catalytically converts plant-based sugars into FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid), the key building block for the sustainable plastic PEF (polyethylene furanoate). Avantium has successfully demonstrated the YXY® Technology at its pilot plant in Geleen, the Netherlands, and is currently constructing of the world's first commercial plant for FDCA. The official opening ceremony for the FDCA Flagship Plant is set on 22 October 2024. Avantium also provides R&D solutions in the field of sustainable chemistry and is the leading provider of advanced catalyst testing technology and services to accelerate catalyst R&D. Avantium works in partnership with like-minded companies around the globe to create revolutionary renewable chemistry solutions from invention to commercial scale.

Avantium’s shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels (symbol: AVTX). Avantium is incorporated in the Euronext Amsterdam SmallCap Index (AScX). Its offices and headquarters are in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

For more information:

Caroline van Reedt Dortland, Director Communications
+31-20-5860110 / +31-613400179

Aarne Luten, Head of Investor Relations

Thu, 04 Jul 2024 18:00:00 +0200
Official opening ceremony for Avantium’s FDCA Flagship Plant set on 22 October 2024 651097 AMSTERDAM, 19 June 2024, 18:00 hrs CEST – Avantium N.V., a leading company in renewable and circular polymer materials, is pleased to announce that the official opening ceremony for its FDCA Flagship Plant will take place on Tuesday 22 October 2024 in Delfzijl. Invited guests will receive an invitation for the official opening ceremony in due course.

Avantium will furthermore organise a dedicated Avantium Retail Investor Day on Wednesday afternoon, 23 October 2024. Interested shareholders are invited to visit the FDCA Flagship Plant and participate in a tour. Shareholders can register for this event via the Avantium website.

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 18:00:00 +0200
Avantium shareholders adopt all resolutions at 2024 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 633558

AMSTERDAM, 15 May 2024, 17:30 hrs CEST – Avantium N.V., a leading company in renewable and circular polymer materials, announces that Avantium’s shareholders granted the requested approvals on all items on the agenda of today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). This included the adoption of the Company’s 2023 financial statements and the adoption of the revised remuneration policies for the Management Board and the Supervisory Board. Furthermore, Mrs. Michelle Jou is re-appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board. PricewaterhouseCoopers is appointed as the external auditor of the Company for the financial year 2024.

 English press release in PDF


Nederlands persbericht in PDF


Documents AGM 2024


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