Christopher joined Florida Food Products in October 2017 as Vice President, Business Development. Christopher has over 30 years of experience in the flavor, functional, and nutritional ingredient industries. Prior to joining Florida Food Products, Christopher was Global Key Account Director at DuPont Nutrition & Health, managing the global business with a major food and beverage client. He began his career in Toronto, Canada, as an Account Manager with the flavor house Firmenich, and then moved over to then Unilever-owned Quest International where he held a variety of roles including key account and product management for a wide range of flavors and functional food ingredients. Christopher moved to the US in 1993 where he took on the role of Marketing Manager for Quest Fruit and Vegetable products in Oregon, transferring to Quest’s North American headquarters as Business Industry Manager, Savory, as well as Sales Director for the savory business unit in the US and Canada. Christopher joined DuPont’s joint venture with Bunge, Solae, in 2007 where he took on the management of a large global account heavily involved in the infant, healthcare, and sports nutrition market segments. At Florida Food Products his role is to identify new business opportunities with customers as well as working to build the new product pipeline in response the food industry’s interest in healthy and clean label ingredients. Chris holds a Dairy Science degree from the University of Guelph, the Kellogg Management Institute certification from Northwestern University, and is a Certified Food Scientist (CFS). Christopher is married to Yvonne, a finance professional, and their daughter Chloe recently graduated with a degree in environmental design.