Ben Rutten is Global Business Manager Milk in Food Specialty Ingredients and steers the Global Milk Ingredients market segment with a focus on high-quality lactase enzymes like Maxilact® and Maxilact® Smart.
Ben has been active in the dairy and savory industry for 12 years at DSM Food Specialties, where he held the positions of Regional Sales Manager Middle-East Africa/South-East Asia and Global Key Account manager for DSM Savory Ingredients. His cross-cultural work experience coupled with his broad B2B food knowledge makes him a highly valued partner in the global food specialty market.
Ben holds a master’s degree in Business Administration, Operations and Logistics Management from Tilburg University, and he also holds a master’s degree in Change Management from the Erasmus University, both obtained in The Netherlands. With extensive experience in the food industry, Ben is passionate about contributing to a healthier, more sustainable food system that adds value for both customers and consumers.