AB Mauri North America welcomes new baking innovation VP

Bakers Journal
May 14, 2018
Written by Bakers Journal
Rob Stevenson
Rob Stevenson AB Mauri North America
AB Mauri North America has hired Rob Stevenson as vice president of baking ingredient innovation.

In his new role, Stevenson will lead the organization’s baking ingredient innovation team and oversee the development and implementation of new products and ingredients.

Stevenson, a 36-year food-industry veteran, joined ABMNA after spending 16 years at Gateway Products, an Australian food ingredient manufacturer. As a director of the company, Stevenson oversaw Gateway Products’ technical sales, marketing and research and development divisions.

Before his work at Gateway Products, Stevenson held a variety of business development and technical sales roles at several international food-manufacturing companies across Australia. He has developed and introduced numerous specialty wheat proteins and multi-protein systems with baking applications.

“Rob provides a global perspective on food trends and is an accomplished innovator across several sectors of the food industry,” said Mark Prendergast, president, AB Mauri North America, in a press release. “Given Rob’s vision and leadership, I’m confident our team of passionate bakers and food scientists will continue to innovate and solve the challenges our customers face today and far into the future.”

Stevenson will be based at the company’s North American headquarters located in the Cortex Innovation Community, St. Louis’ innovation and technology district. The location is home to their research bakery and fermentation science laboratory.

Stevenson replaces Marie Thomas who was recently promoted to a new managerial role within AB Mauri’s global bakery ingredient division based in the Netherlands.  He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in agriculture from Western Sydney University.

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Subscription Centre

 
New Subscription
 
Already a Subscriber
 
Customer Service
 
View Digital Magazine Renew

Most Popular

Latest Events

We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. To find out more, read our Privacy Policy.