Thomas Rathmer is the new Managing Director at BEWITAL agri

Thomas Rathmer has been the new Managing Director of BEWITAL agri GmbH & Co. KG since 1 March 2024. The previous Managing Director of the speciality feed manufacturer, Gerrit-Jan Overbeek, is retiring, the company announces. Overbeek has shaped BEWITAL agri for 22 years and has continuously developed the company.

“We are delighted to have Thomas Rathmer, a proven expert in animal nutrition and animal health with a strong international network, on board the BEWITAL Group. To support the future development of the company, we have made targeted investments in our production facilities and expanded our global sales network in recent years. With Thomas Rathmer, we believe we are very well positioned for the future to utilise our growth opportunities worldwide,” says Jürgen Petershagen from the owner family.

After completing his agricultural training, Thomas Rathmer studied agronomy in Soest. He has been part of the BEWITAL agri team for over ten years and took over the position of Sales Manager in 2021. Thomas Rathmer was appointed an authorised signatory of BEWITAL agri GmbH & Co KG at the beginning of the year.