Darling Ingredients Inc. hires new VP of sales operations

Darling Ingredients Inc. hires new VP of sales operations

Global Recruiters Network of McKinney announced it has placed David Van Dorselaer at Darling Ingredients Inc., where he will leverage his 18 years of sales and marketing leadership experience in his new role.

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August 13, 2020

Global Recruiters Network (GRN) of McKinney announced it has placed David Van Dorselaer at Darling Ingredients Inc. in the position of vice president of sales operations. Van Dorselaer will report to Darling Senior Vice President of Restaurant Services Todd Mathes.

Van Dorselaer has more than 18 years of sales and marketing leadership experience. Most recently, he served as the area vice president of global manufacturing at AT&T Business and helped lead the transformation of the 100-year-old company to industry verticals. Prior to his time with AT&T, Van Dorselaer worked for Baker Hughes within the oil and gas sector. 

Darling Ingredients Inc., Irving, Texas, is the largest publicly traded rendering operation in the world with annual revenue of approximately $3 billion. The company collects and repurposes millions of metric tons of inedible materials annually. Beef, poultry and pork byproduct streams are converted into usable and specialty ingredients, such as gelatin, tallow, feed-grade fats, meat and bone meal, poultry meal, yellow grease, fuel feedstocks, green energy, natural casings and hides, which are sold to the pharmaceutical, food, pet food, feed, fuel, bioenergy and fertilizer industries around the world. Additionally, the company provides used cooking oil collection and grease trap services to the restaurant industry in North America and collects nutrient-rich residuals from industrial wastewater for land application.

GRN of McKinney, McKinney, Texas, is a worldwide executive search firm specializing in the waste and environmental services industry. Van Dorselaer’s placement was handled by GRN of McKinney President Tyler Frisbie.