A’art Van’t Land is Director & Business Development at Lely.

Actively contributing to input for strategic decisions and all other aspects that may contribute to business opportunities within the Lely vision, mission and strategy.

Prior to working in the dairy industry Aart was 10 years in Senior positions in the (seed) potato industry with Meijer .Working at an international level with large companies such as Pepsico, McDonald, Lamb Weston and pioneering in the market with new activities of seed potato production at many other locations in the world like India, South Africa, Canada, Australia, Russia and China.

After a BSc degree in agriculture (Business Management) Aart has held positions in the trade of egg-products at NIVE, senior positions in Puerto Rico in a project for the production of mango and at Velleman & Tas in the fruit and vegetable trade.