In his new position, Mr Schäfer will report to the CEO and become a member of the Executive Board.
Bringing extensive experience from various disciplines and segments in the scientific space, he will lead the company’s scientific organisation for Food Cultures and Enzymes, and for Health and Nutrition (the R&D organisation for the Microbial Solutions Platform).
“I really look forward to joining Chr. Hansen. I have followed the fantastic growth of this company for many years, so it is great to become a part of the journey”, said Mr Schäfer.