Markus has extensive experience in applied R&D and operations, coupled with business insight, and passion for pioneering development projects. He is the Corporate Director, Technical and R&D, at Philafrica Foods. The company is headquartered in South Africa, where we own and operate maize mills, wheat mills, an oilseed-crushing, extraction, and refining plant, as well as animal feed manufacturing plants spanning all animal categories. Philafrica Foods is owned by AFGRI Group Holdings, an investment holding company with interests in a number of agricultural-related companies providing products and services to ensure sustainable agriculture. Before Philafrica Foods, he worked for 17 years at Nestle in various positions.