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Unibio appoints chief commercial officer

Olivier Hartz will oversee regulatory and application development, customer development, and sales.

May 22, 2024

Unibio has appointed Oliver Hartz as chief commercial officer. Prior to his appointment, Olivier has supported Unibio as an external consultant for several years.

Hartz has worked in sales and commercial operations roles in the ingredients, feed, pet food, food, and pharma sectors for almost 30 years, including more than 20 years with Japanese Ajinomoto in Europe where he held the positions of vice president and general manager. His experience covers amino acids in feed, food, and pharma, specialty food ingredients relating to taste, texture, and sweetness, alternative protein ingredients, and fermentation co-products.

He has a broad overview of the fermentation industry and, in his new role, will have full responsibility for regulatory and application development, customer development, and Uniprotein® sales.

“Olivier is a highly talented commercial leader in the food and feed sector. His experience, strategic vision, and ability to foster strong client relationships will accelerate our commercial success. We are thrilled to have Olivier as our chief commercial officer,” said David Henstrom, CEO of Unibio.