Jais Valeur

Jais Valeur
Executive Vice President
Arla Foods

Jais Valeur, M.Sc. Economics is Executive Vice President and member of the Executive Management Group of Arla Foods one of Europes and the worlds leading dairy companies. He is responsible for Global Categories and Operations driving the development of global brands like Lurpak and Castello, the Arla Strategic Innovation Centre and the global operations and supply chain for cheese, powder and butter in Arla Foods. Key focus is how to achieve value added organic groth through superior consumer insight and at the same time having a cost efficient supply chain reflecting ever increasing customer demands. He has also been involved in developing plans for a sustainable energy in line with the Governments plans for "green growth".

Previously he was responsible for Arla Foods Global Ingredient business, CEO for Arla Mengniu in China, Sales Director at Arla Foods Ingredients, Export Director at Royal Unibrew, General Manager with New Zealand Dairy Board/Fonterra in New Zealand and General Manager Cremo Cheese.

He is now Chairman of SFK OTZ A/S and Andelssmør amba and Board member of Foss A/S, Videbæk Biogas A/S and Danish Dairy Board,

In the past he has served on the Advisory Board to the Aarhus School of Business and as a President of the European Whey Products Association.

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