Jo Janssens – General Manager Food & Fine Chemicals
Jo Janssens (°1973) graduated from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven as a Bioengineer in Cell and Gene Technology in 1996. In 1997 he obtained a Masters in Economics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He began his career at Procter & Gamble in 1997 where he spent 13 years working in various supply chain roles in Belgium and France.
He went on to join Agidens (formerly Egemin) as Chief Operations Manager in charge of HR, QA, Procurement, IT and Operations across the various divisions. He continued in this role at Agidens following the divestiture of the Egemin Material Handling division to the Kion group. Since 2019, Jo has been General Manager of Food & Fine Chemicals in addition to his role in HR and QA.LinkedIn