New managing director at Mibelle Biochemistry
On 1 May Fred Zülli handed over the title of managing director of Mibelle Biochemistry after 30 years to Cornelia Schürch, previously head of Development & Compliance. Fred will take on his new role of business development director.
He will focus on the development of new active concepts and ensure Mibelle Biochemistry’s continuous growth in all areas.
A spokesperson for Mibelle Biochemistry said: "We would like to thank Fred for his numerous valuable contributions over the last 30 years. He has built this business unit from scratch and led it to its established, significant position in the market. We are thus very happy that he will stay with us for a few more years and will continue to develop the business successfully."
Cornelia joined Mibelle Biochemistry in 2002. She graduated as food engineer in 1998 from ETH Zurich. In 2002 she did complete her PhD thesis in the laboratory of food microbiology, just before she joined the Mibelle Biochemistry team as scientific assistant in the product development. From 2003 on, she led the product development department, followed by the regulatory and compliance department in 2007.
Since 2011 she has acted as vice business manager of Mibelle Biochemistry and completed her EMBA in 2013. Cornelia has been valuably contributing with her knowledge and innovation skills to the business unit over the last few years. Furthermore, Cornelia has acted as Fred’s deputy with the objective of getting a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of our business unit during the last years.