Contact: Tom Rehberger at 414-313-6000 — [email protected]
February 2, 2015 (Milwaukee, WI): Agro BioSciences announces the addition of Dr. Doug Willrett, Ph.D. Dr. Willrett will be responsible for the company’s Polyphenol Biotransformation Platform and the further research and development of products that will be introduced to select markets for improving human health and wellness.
Dr. Willrett brings over 30 years of experience to Agro BioSciences having worked in the food industry in both scientific and marketing roles throughout his career. At DuPont he led a successful Nutrition & Health global business unit focused on improving the quality & safety of food utilizing bio-based technologies. Prior to DuPont, Doug was the Executive Vice President of the Cultures Division with Danisco, a leading food ingredients company that was acquired by DuPont.
Dr. Willrett received his Ph.D. in microbiology from Oregon State University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
“We are looking forward to working with Doug and confident his leadership will help accelerate the growth & development of Agro BioSciences,” said President, Tom Rehberger.
About Agro BioSciences
Agro BioSciences provides innovative microbial solutions for agricultural and human health needs. With research as a cornerstone of its mission, Agro BioSciences is focused on developing novel, science based products using next generation technology to identify the distinct and beneficial microbial terroir from complex microbial systems ranging from the human and animal gut to fermented foods.
Founded in March of 2013, Agro BioSciences is located in the Technology Innovation Center in the Milwaukee County Research Park. Visit www.agro-biosciences.com.