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Thijs Hendrix Honoured

by 5m Editor
27 May 2011, at 11:31am

NETHERLANDS - Today, the Ambassador of France to the Netherlands is to knight Thijs Hendrix as 'Chevalier de l'Ordre du Mérite Agricole'.

During a ceremony at the Hendrix family farm, Saazehof, in Ospel in the Netherlands, the Ambassador of France in the Netherlands, His Excellency Jean-François Blarel will install Thijs Hendrix as Knight in the National Order of Agricultural Merit (Chevalier de l'Ordre du Mérite Agricole).


Thijs Hendrix

National Order of Agricultural Merit (L’Ordre National du Mérite Agricole) is an order of merit established in France on 7 July 1883 by Minister of Agriculture Jules Méline to reward services to agriculture.

Mr Hendrix is a farmer and entrepreneur, as his father and grandfather, with registered office since 1923 at Saazehof in Ospel. Through his group company, Hendrix Genetics B.V., headquartered in Boxmeer, he continues to focus on growth and consolidation opportunities in animal breeding and life sciences.