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Management Team


Frank R. Pieper | Chief Executive Officer
Frank has over 20 years of experience in the area of biotechnology and life sciences. Trained as a molecular biologist, he has served in various senior management functions, together covering a broad spectrum of corporate development activities. These include R&D, product development, strategic planning and licensing, operations, manufacturing, business development and intellectual property management. He was involved in various financing rounds and a Euronext IPO, and has served for 10 years on the management board of Pharming Group NV.

P. Victor Schut | Chief Business Officer
Victor, co-founder and a lawyer by education, prior to launching ProteoNic gained experience as a financial professional mainly active in financing and investing in a wide range of companies as an investor at a Private Equity firm. Victor has been actively involved with a number of companies varying from early stage to expansion of mature businesses. As a “hands on” investor his experience encompasses strategy, finance, management and operations.

Raymond M.D. Verhaert | Chief Scientific Officer
Raymond has 20 years experience in the commercial industrial biotechnology sector, mainly in the field of new industrial enzyme applications and enzyme production methods. Prior to joining ProteoNic he held a management position at Cargill where he was responsible for the organization of the European biotechnological research of the company and multidisciplinary research collaborations with customers.

Guido J. Kwikkers | Chief Financial Officer
Guido has a degree in business administration. He has as well rounded background in the finance, IT and legal disciplines from various international assignments. In his career he gained experience at a large multinational, leading corporate restructuring and from his involvement with setting up a new company.