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Announcement on new EIT Food Innovation Director

12 November 2019 Headquarters, News, Innovation We are very happy to announce that Paola Giavedoni has joined us on 1st of November as the new Director of Innovation for EIT Food.

Announcement on new EIT Food Innovation Director

Paola brings with her 26 years of experience across the food industry and has spent most of her career working in R&D, Innovation and Strategic Technology at Unilever, Chiquita Brands and Migros-Industry, the production component of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives. Paola has a PhD in Food Biotechnology and Preservation, and a Master’s degree in Food Science and Technology from the University of Udine in Italy.
 
Speaking on her first day at EIT Food Paola said:

“I am thrilled to join EIT Food and am looking forward to meeting everyone and driving forward our Innovation agenda. I will be drawing on my experience to help inspire our creative and innovative thinking at EIT Food and to further embed an entrepreneurial mindset into all of our projects and activities.”

Andy Zynga, CEO of EIT Food, congratulates Paola on her appointment to the Management Team of EIT Food: "I am very pleased to welcome her to our team and I know that Paola will work with all of us to continue building the momentum we’ve achieved thus far towards the transformation of the Food System."