Fons W. Togtema: New member of the management team

18.03.2015 07:05

HOCHDORF Group Press Release: New Managing Director for Baby Care

Hochdorf, 18 March 2015 – Fons W. Togtema is to assume the role of Managing Director of  Baby Care for HOCHDORF Swiss Nutrition Ltd and joins the HOCHDORF Group's senior management team. As a founding partner and previous Sales Director, Fons Togtema can draw on a wealth of experience and is held in high esteem by both employees and customers.

Fons W. Togtema succeeds Michiel de Ruiter in leading HOCHDORF Swiss Nutrition Ltd's Baby Care division as of 1 May 2015. HOCHDORF Swiss Nutrition Ltd specialises in producing and marketing Swiss-made specialist milks for infants, follow-on milk for toddlers and pre-school children as well as milk drinks for expectant and breast-feeding mothers. Togtema completed his degree in agricultural engineering specialising in economics at the University of Prof. Education the Netherlands. Togtema has around 25 years of experience in sales and company organisation – including 15 years in dairy ingredients and infant formula. Togtema began his career in the food industry in 1997 as Commercial Director at Universal Dehydrates, now known as Sensient Technologies Corp, before joining Friesland Campina as Business Development Manager.

Togtema was a founding partner of the HOCHDORF Group, which is internationally renowned in the infant formula industry, and has played a leading role in the successful development of this business area as Sales Director. He lives in Switzerland and speaks several languages. The Board of Directors is delighted by the internal appointment and has no doubt that the future of Baby Care is in safe hands with Fons Togtema. Dr Thomas Eisenring, CEO: "Fons Togtema is the right person to further develop this international business, which is vital for the HOCHDORF Group."

Dr Christoph Hug, Head of Corporate Communications, HOCHDORF Group, Tel: +41 (0)41 914 65 62 / +41 (0)79 859 19 23,