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Arno van de Kant new CEO at NSure

Arno van de Kant will start as Chief Executive Officer at NSure on the 1st of November 2017. His appointment will serve the aim of ongoing professionalisation of NSure. With his knowledge and broad background in business and development, Van de Kant will positively contribute to further (international) growth. 

He is succeeding Theo Aanhane, who’s efforts over the past three years have greatly contributed to NSure’s development. On his own initiative, he has taken a new challenge as Business Unit Manager Horticulture at Eurofins Agro. 


Having completed his industrial microbiology study, Van de Kant gained ample experience in various functions in the field of sales, business development and general management at organisations like New Brunswick Scientific, Akzo Nobel, Microdish en Biomerieux. He also had several jobs at a number of Contract Research Organisations like TNO, NIZO food research and the Bioprocess Pilot Facility. Furthermore, he was actively involved in European platforms at EuropaBio.

Van de Kant: “I’m convinced that my expertise and experiences in sales, business development and as CEO at several companies in diagnostics and CRO’s, allow me to make a quick start at NSure. The aspiration to achieve further international growth requires a strong focus on sales and commerce. I am looking forward to dedicate my knowledge and experience to NSure thus contributing to further professionalisation, development and growth.” 

NSure is an innovative company that develops molecular tests for the agricultural sector. We are able to develop highly accurate tests by selecting genes that are responsible for specific quality traits in crops of interest. Quality traits, such as storage disorders in fresh produce or early detection of key physiological transitions between dormancy, growth and flowering stage. NSure also provides molecular diagnostic services to agro and chemical companies. By appointing Van de Kant, NSure expects to strengthen its position as global leader in gene activity measurements in the agricultural chain.  

Arno van de Kant can be reached by: +31 317 466 666 - arno.vandekant@nsure.nl