November 13, 2015


DuPont expands animal nutrition team for Central and Eastern Europe




Danisco Animal Nutrition, part of DuPont Industrial Biosciences, has grown its Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) team with three candidates with strong scientific backgrounds and commercial experience.


Konstantin Zvezdin, regional sales manager, brings strong sales experience from his previous role at Dow Chemical, where he was responsible for sales of Dow polyethylene resins for a wide variety of applications, including food. As part of the team, he works closely with customers in Russia and other CIS countries. Konstantin is a graduate of Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technology and holds a master's degree in biotechnology.


Bart Hillen, regional technical manager, since graduating from Wageningen University with a degree in animal science in The Netherlands, has worked for Nutreco companies in Russia, both in aquaculture and in swine nutrition. Having now joined DuPont in the Leiden office, he will provide technical support to customers primarily in Central Europe, as well as in Russia.


Victor Advahov, regional technical manager, has been most recently a technical specialist in pig nutrition for Nutreco in Russia. Now part of Danisco Animal Nutrition in the Moscow office, he brings his experience in working with large integrators as well as middle-to-small-sized farms to help customers improve animal performance. Victor has a degree in veterinary medicine from the Tiraspolsky Governmental University in Moldova.