April 10, 2019
Dr. Eckel appoints vice president of product and innovation
Dr. Eckel Animal Nutrition had appointed Francesca Blasco as vice president of product and innovation in February this year, the German feed additives company announced.
Blasco will join CEO Dr. Antje Eckel, vice president of sales Dr. Bernhard Eckel and head of finance Sabine Felten in Dr. Ecekl's top management. She will be responsible for the development of the company's new and existing innovative product solutions.
Dr. Eckel, who founded the company 25 years ago, is extremely pleased with the Blasco's appointment.
"Francesca is a valuable asset to Dr. Eckel, both professionally and personally. She has many years' experience in animal nutrition and is also an accomplished and proficient manager with first-hand knowledge of the tasks and challenges of product development. Her passion for our industry and our products is evident in all she does," Dr. Eckel said.
Blasco comes from Catania, Sicily, Italy. After studying chemistry at the University of Catania, she obtained her doctorate in technical biochemistry in Stuttgart, Germany.
She previously worked in Norway, before moving to Switzerland and the US. Most recently, Blasco was director of research and development at a Singapore-based company in the feed additives sector.
- Dr. Eckel