MILWAUKEE, WI. — November 2, 2011 – Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits(LET), a global provider of fermentation ingredients to the beverage and fuel alcohol industry, is proud to announce the appointment of Charl Goosen as its new General Manager succeeding Bill Nankervis (now President of Lallemand’s Specialty Division businesses).
Charl (pronounced Sh-(ah)-rl) has a Masters degree in Zoology (Fish Biology) from the University of Stellenbosch after initially majoring in Zoology and Botany. He subsequently obtained an Honours degree in Business & Administration from the University Of Stellenbosch Graduate School Of Business.
After starting his career as a Scientist, Charl spent time lecturing, consulting and in corporate finance before joining the Pioneer Foods Group in South Africa in 2000. Since 2003, Charl has been General Manager of Pioneer’s SASKO Bakeries business, leading over 4300 employees in this capacity and establishing SASKO as the market leader in South Africa.
“We are excited to have someone of the caliber and experience of Charl joining us.” says Bill Nankervis, new President of Lallemand’s Specialties Division. “I look forward to working closely with Charl to continue the vision of Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spiritsbeing the world’s leading fermentation ingredients supplier to the fuel ethanol and distilled beverage industries.”
About Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits
Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits(LET) is a business unit of the Canadian yeast and bacteria producer Lallemand Inc. Based in Milwaukee, WI, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spiritsis the leading supplier of fermentation ingredients and value creating services to the global fuel ethanol and distilled beverage alcohol markets. For more information on LET, please visit www.ethanoltech.com.
About Lallemand Inc.
Lallemand Inc. is a privately held Canadian company specializing in the research, development, production, marketing and distribution of yeast and bacteria. Lallemand has approximately 2,300 employees located in more than 36 countries worldwide. For more information about Lallemand, please visit www.lallemand.com.