Chr. Hansen New Appointees in Mexico Sales and North America Engineering

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Fernando Calleja is appointed Sales Director for Chr. Hansen in Mexico. Fernando has several years of experience with key food companies, holding positions as Sales and Marketing Director and in general management. He has also been responsible for sales and development of market strategies and distribution networks. Mr. Calleja received his degree in Textile Engineering from the National Polytechnical Institute (E.S.I.T) in Mexico City, and holds various business diplomas.

Max Clausen joins Chr. Hansen in Milwaukee as Engineering Manager for North America. He transferred from Chr. Hansen in Denmark, and will be responsible for the development and administration of the engineering staff, as well as oversee multiple engineering projects at all Chr. Hansen facilities in North America. Mr. Clausen has over 16 years of engineering experience with an emphasis in project management and optimization of drying, formulation, and fermentation plants in the dairy, animal health and pharmaceutical industries. He has engineering experience in several countries including France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, and Yugoslavia.

Operating from facilities in thirty countries worldwide, Chr. Hansen is a global biotechnology company that provides ingredients to the food, dairy, human health and nutrition, and animal health industries. Based on intensive research, Chr. Hansen works to improve the quality of food and health for people all over the world. The company is a primary supplier of cultures, probiotics, enzymes, colors, flavors, seasonings, sweeteners, and tablet coatings and excipients, which are applied in foods and beverages, pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, and agricultural products. For more information, visit

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