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Nienke Fokma
Consultant Executive Search/directie
Hendrix Genetics, headquartered in Boxmeer, is a fast-growing multi-species breeding company. With respect and care for people, animals, and the environment, the company generates innovative solutions for the growing demand for food. Hendrix Genetics makes animal protein production more efficient, affordable and sustainable. Backed by a strong portfolio of leading brands, the company provides expertise and resources to producers in more than 100 countries. Currently, Hendrix Genetics has operating companies and joint ventures in 24 countries and employs more than 2500 people worldwide.

To strengthen the legal team, we are seeking to recruit a

Senior Legal Counsel
broad business-oriented position
Senior Legal Counsel
broad business-oriented position
As Senior Legal Counsel you will be responsible for all commercial legal matters concerning the business units active in Europe, except France. You will negotiate, draft and review contracts between the Hendrix Genetics companies and its clients, suppliers, and business partners. In addition, you will provide practical business-oriented legal advice in various areas of law and take part in global projects, including merger and acquisition processes. You will follow up on legal administration and oversee statutory formalities in relation to the company’s legal entities as well as co-develop legal policies and procedures. Together with the corporate insurance manager you will arrange appropriate insurance coverage and manage claims. The Senior Legal Counsel will report directly to the General Counsel & Company Secretary.


  • Dutch Law Degree or an International Law Degree
  • at least 7 years post qualified experience, gained primarily in an international environment
  • strong track record in drafting and negotiating large-scale commercial contracts
  • experience with corporate law, M&A, corporate housekeeping and enhancing legal awareness
  • self-starter with an eye for detail, team player and a good sense of humor
  • fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • willing to travel abroad


  • innovative company with an ambitious growth strategy
  • broad, autonomous position
  • challenging working environment
  • close cooperation with colleagues from the business, as well as external counsel

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