AmSilk has appointed Klaus Kjedal as Chief Production Officer (CPO) and Managing Director (MD). He is responsible for developing and implementing the future AMSilk strategy for protein production, including the development of capacities.
Kjedal was most recently Head of Operations Enzymes at BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/Germany, and has previously worked for Uniobio, Novozymes and Orkla Foods leading their global operations and manufacturing. He has considerable experience in global operations and brings a deep understanding of product development, purchasing, engineering, process improvements, internal logistics and contract manufacturing. He has worked across Europe, the USA and Asia with multiple different strategies, processes and technologies.
AmSilk GmbH, Planegg/Germany, is a world leader in supplying innovative high-performance bio-based silk materials. The environmentally friendly, sustainable silk biopolymers can be fully recycled and are 100% biodegradable.