Mr. Anthony Hehir

Director, Nutrition Improvement Program
DSM Nutritional Products
Switzerland

Anthony Hehir is a South African and Irish national and grew up in Botswana. He holds higher degrees in Human Physiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Business Administration and Social Impact Strategy. Prior to joining DSM, Anthony worked as a clinical and public health dietitian in rural South Africa, rolling out an integrated nutrition programme for at-risk groups as well as overseeing the nutritional support of patients on the national HIV care programme.

Anthony has been with DSM since 2005, first based in South Africa where he was responsible for the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, driving co-development of staple food fortification programmes. Since then Anthony has been based in Switzerland and held several global and regional marketing, communications and business development roles within DSM, having the opportunity to work globally and across cultures.

Anthony is currently the Director of DSM’s Nutrition Improvement Program, a specialist team in DSM whose mission is to leverage DSM’s micronutrient portfolio, nutrition solutions, programs and partnerships to positively impact public health and those most at risk of malnutrition.

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