BENEO have announced that as of 1st September 2016, Christoph Boettger has been appointed new member of the executive board of directors at BENEO GmbH.
At the same time Hildegard Bauer, who was a member of the executive board at BENEO for the past 10 years, has retired from business after 38 successful years within the Südzucker Group.
In his new role, Christoph Boettger is leading all areas of operations including technical affairs, raw material, product safety and quality, as well as the BENEO-Technology Center (BENEO’s center of expertise for application technology and customer technical service).
In 1998, Christoph Boettger initially joined the organization. In his former position, as director technical operations at BENEO, he was overseeing the company’s five production sites in Belgium, Chile, Germany, and Italy. During this time, his responsibilities included production, maintenance, investment management, supply chain management, environmental management, operational health and safety, as well as quality. He holds a degree in process engineering from the University Karlsruhe, Germany (today Karlsruhe Institute of Technology).
Christoph Boettger, member of the executive board at BENEO GmbH comments: “BENEO is focusing on healthier nutrition to improve consumer lifestyles around the world which is without doubt a long term and forward thinking commitment to today’s society. A commitment in which our raw material management and worldwide production sites also play a decisive role. As member of the BENEO board of directors, I am dedicated to ensuring that our customers continue to receive the same premium product quality they have come to expect from our state-of-the art production sites today, in the next 20 years’ time and beyond.”
Source: Food Ingredients First
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