Rashid Umar Jan, PhD, has joined Sabinsa Europe GmbH as technical sales manager, Europe. Dr. Jan will handle the technical aspects of Sabinsa’s sales, visiting customers and exhibitions to describe Sabinsa’s robust portfolio of proprietary, science-backed ingredients.
Dr. Jan received a Doctorate in Biochemistry from Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany and a Master of Biochemistry from the University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India. He has acquired work experience from distinguished research institutes at an international level (IISC Bangalore and EMBL-Heidelberg). As a Post-doctorate fellow at EMBL, he was selected for the prestigious CO-FUND Marie Curie and EMBO-long term fellowship. Dr. Jan has published a number of papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals such as Nature, EMBO and JBC. Furthermore, Dr. Jan has a good understanding of product marketing, business economics and project management issues, and has passed certificate course examinations from the Frankfurt Chamber of Commerce and Industries (IHK). Before joining Sabinsa he worked as a senior scientist at Goethe University’s Institute of Biochemistry and was responsible for training and supervising PhD students.
“Dr. Jan’s experience with research and sophisticated testing methods make him an excellent fit for the Sabinsa team,” said Sabinsa founder Dr. Muhammed Majeed. “We find that having someone with a science background describe our proprietary and innovative products in a sales context beneficial, and therefore Dr. Jan is an excellent addition to our European team.”
“I’m quite pleased to be joining Sabinsa,” said Dr. Jan. “You don’t often find this level of commitment to science and research with supplement ingredient companies, so I am eager to describe the benefits to our customers.”
Dr. Jan will be based in the Sabinsa Europe office in Langen, Germany.