Markus Eckert

Vice President Flavor Creation & Technology at Takasago

Markus Eckert has had a successful career in the flavor and fragrance industry. Markus started their career as a Research Chemist at Stuttgarter Hofbraeu AG in 1987. From there, they worked at Dragoco Gerberding & Co AG as a Process Development Manager. Markus then joined Bush Boake Allen as a Director of Flavor Technology before moving on to International Flavors & Fragrances as a Director of Natural Products & Biotechnology. Markus then joined Danisco Inc as the Director of Innovations Flavors Americas. Markus'snext role was at Kerry Ingredients & Flavours, where they worked as the Senior Vice President of Innovation (Ingredients & Taste Solutions). Currently, Markus is the Vice President of Flavor Creation & Technology at Takasago.

Markus Eckert obtained their education in Food Engineering and Nutrition at the University of Hohenheim. Markus first earned a Bachelor's degree in Food Engineering and Nutrition, known as Dipl-Ing, from 1980 to 1987. Later, they pursued further studies at the same university and achieved a Doctorate in Food Engineering and Nutrition, referred to as Dr. rer. nat., from 1987 to 1990. Markus Eckert also holds the certification of Certified Food Scientist (CFS), although no information regarding the institution and the specific year of obtaining it is provided.



  • Vice President Flavor Creation & Technology

    June, 2014 - present

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