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Protix expands team to drive its international expansion path

Piotr Postepski was appointed as chief commercial officer to help drive international expansion.

Piotr Postepski, chief commercial officer at Protix
June 21, 2024

Insect company Protix has appointed Piotr Postepski as chief commercial officer (CCO). Postepski will further drive the company’s ambitious international expansion path.

Postepski brings almost two decades of international experience at global companies to the Protix team. His career spans various leadership roles in the pharmaceutical sector, across different geographies where he has consistently driven growth and innovation. Piotr is a seasoned professional with a track record in developing new businesses. Before joining Protix, Piotr was instrumental in the development and scaling of a global, innovative animal health business. Trained as a veterinarian, he holds a master’s degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Agricultural University of Lublin, Poland. He has further honed his management, leadership and financial skills at Warsaw School of Economics and the London Business School.

As CCO of Protix, Piotr will help drive international expansion and, taking a measured approach to growth, will steer Protix towards profitable expansion in the next stage of its journey. He will be responsible for the overall commercial strategy, leading the sales team, marketing and business development activities as well as product development. Piotr will work with the Protix teams to accelerate growth based on collaboration, innovation, a customer-centric culture and a clear sense of purpose.

“There is strong momentum for insect ingredients. Amid global pressures on raw material availability and the urgent need for sustainable production, Protix’s local sourcing and in-house circular production, enhance feed and food chains. Protix has transitioned to the leading commercial-scale insect solutions company with international expansion. We are now in a unique position to take a big leap forward and look forward to the contribution of Piotr to the next milestones on our exciting journey to bring the food system back into balance with nature,” the company said.