Markus Eckert | AIChE

Markus Eckert

Vice President, Flavor Creation and Technology
Takasago International Corp

Dr. Eckert is a Food & Flavor Industry Executive with over 30 years of significant international experience.  Markus currently holds the position of Vice President of Flavor Creation & Technology at Takasago International Corp. in Rockleigh, NJ.

Prior to Takasago, he has held various managerial and executive positions with leading international flavor and fragrance corporations such as Dragoco, Bush Boake Allen, IFF Danisco, Mastertaste and Kerry.

Throughout his career, he has developed and successfully commercialized new flavors, taste modulation and encapsulation systems as well as new process technologies. 

Markus studied at the University of Hohenheim in Germany earning a Ph.D in Natural Sciences with a Masters in Food Engineering & Nutrition.