EIT Food recently announced that Dr Andy Zynga had been appointed in the role of CEO as of the 19th November 2018. Mr Filip Fontaine would be completing his role as interim CEO of EIT Food and will be taking up a role as advisor to the Supervisory Board until January 31 of next year to ensure a smooth handover process.

Before joining EIT Food as CEO Andy was the Chief Executive of Open Innovation Service Leader NineSigma for 10 years, where his largest client was the Food Industry. Other highlights of his career include taking a technology firm public on the London Stock Exchange as member of the Senior Executive team and building a Telecommunications Consulting Practice at KPMG.