Perstorp is proud to announce that Dr. Antonia Tacconi has joined the Animal Nutrition team as Global Product Manager Gut Health, with effect from 1 February 2022.
Reporting to Jeroen Pos, Vice President of Marketing & Technology for Animal Nutrition, Dr. Antonia Tacconi brings technical and commercial expertise to this exciting role.
Aart Mateboer, Executive Vice President for Perstorp Animal Nutrition commented "I am very excited to have Antonia on board. This role requires a mixture of detailed technical knowledge with strategic and commercial awareness, all of which Antonia brings to Perstorp from her experience and career in the animal nutrition industry."
Antonia graduated in 2015 from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences with a PhD in Bioanalytics focusing on the detection of antibiotic residues in animal-derived foods. Since then, her career in the international feed additives industry has given her experience of working with various types of feed additives as well as with a range of livestock species.
“This is an exciting time to join Perstorp. I look forward to using my knowledge and experience to drive product strategy in this expanding focus segment. With the ever-increasing responsibility to produce safe, healthy food for a growing global population in a sustainable way, we have plenty to do. I’m confident that the Perstorp portfolio of gut health products will continue to deliver towards these purposes and that through innovation we will meet the demands of tomorrow." commented Dr. Tacconi.
The gut health segment is at the core of Perstorp’s strategic direction, and Tacconi's role is pivotal for its success. As an expert and known innovator in the field of esterified organic acids for both gut health and preservation, Perstorp is developing a healthy innovation pipeline to meet the requirements of the future.