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Gern Huijberts is the global innovation portfolio manager at Cargill, with responsibility for businesses in Europe, the US, Brazil, West-Africa, and Asia-Pacific. In this position, he manages the global quality organization for food safety, quality assurance and quality control as well as regulatory affairs.
In previous roles, he has worked at international food companies like Heineken, H.J. Heinz, and FrieslandCampina, in the fields of Research & Development and Quality Assurance. Throughout his career, he has always had a keen interest in sensory analyses, both as an active member in sensory panels as well as from a research perspective. He is very interested in artificial intelligence and machine learning for applications in the quality assurance of food products.
Gern Huijberts holds an MSc degree in molecular biology from Wageningen University and a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He is married with two children and lives in Doorn near Utrecht in the Netherlands. In his free time, he likes to take long walks with his wife in the local national park and he plays guitar in a rock band.
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