Klaus Bjerrum appointed new EVP of Natural Colors Division

Klaus Bjerrum appointed new EVP of Natural Colors Division
Klaus Bjerrum will take up the position as Executive Vice President of Natural Colors Division by 1 August, 2018.
Press Release | May 08. 2018 13:02 GMT

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S has entered into an agreement with Klaus Bjerrum to take up the position as Executive Vice President of Natural Colors Division

Klaus Bjerrum is currently employed as Senior Vice President, Operations, at CP Kelco and will join Chr. Hansen in his new role as of 1 August 2018.

Klaus Bjerrum (49) has been with CP Kelco for the past 19 years where he has been in global and regional roles within several functions (Operations, R&D, Business Management and Sales). Since 2015 he has been part of the Executive Leadership Team, reporting to the CEO.

Klaus holds an MSc in Foods Science & Technology from The Royal Danish Veterinary & Agricultural University, and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, International Trade, Copenhagen Business School. In addition, Klaus is educated Diploma Master Brewer from the Scandinavian School of Brewing.

“I am delighted to announce Klaus as new EVP of our Natural Colors Division. Klaus has a strong business-focus and is a committed people leader with international experience. The Natural Colors Division is strongly positioned in the attractive market for natural solutions to the food industry and the goal for Klaus is to ensure that Chr. Hansen continues to capture the attractive growth potential from conversion and coloring foodstuff in this market”, says CEO Cees de Jong.


科 汉森是一家全球性且具备差异化的生物科技公司,为食品行业、营养行业、制药行业和畜牧业开发天然原料的解决方案。 在科 汉森,我们拥有独特的优势,可通过微生物解决方案推动积极的变革。 在过去超过 145 年的时间里,我们致力于实现可持续的农业、更好的食品以及让全世界更多的人过上更健康的生活。 我们的微生物和发酵技术平台拥有改变规则的潜力,库存广泛且价值重大,包括约 40,000 种微生物菌株。 除了适应客户需求和全球趋势外,我们还将挖掘释放有益菌的力量,以应对食物浪费、全球健康以及抗生素和杀虫剂滥用等全球挑战。 作为全世界最具可持续性的生物技术公司,我们每天影响超过 10 亿人的生活。 受我们的创新传统与对前沿科学的求知驱动,公司宗旨“To grow a better world. Naturally.”体现在我们的所有工作中。

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