Villaume Kal joins NIZO as new CEO

NIZO food research, a global contract research organization for companies in the food and health industries, is pleased to welcome Villaume Kal (46) as the new CEO as of August 2016.
Mr. Kal brings more than 20 years of pharmaceutical, food and contract research experience. Before joining NIZO food research, Mr. Kal spent three years at Darling Ingredients as CEO of Rousselot, the global market leader in gelatin for pharmaceutical and food applications.
Previously, he held various management and executive positions at Royal DSM NV with a focus on ingredients for the global pharmaceutical, infant nutrition and food industries. A Dutch native, Mr. Kal has lived and worked in a number of countries. He brings to NIZO an extensive track record of driving improved business performance, change management and implementation of strategic initiatives focused on operational excellence and innovation. Mr. Kal holds a MSc in Bio-organic Polymers from Leiden University.