Alex Dekker

VP, Manufacturing - Europe

Alex Dekker and his team lead the strategic development and day-to-day operations of CSM's European manufacturing sites and the planning and logistics organization.

Alex has been with the company for 10 years, the last two of which he spent as director of manufacturing for Europe. Previously he served as director of ingredients – supply chain and as procurement director, first for Europe and then for North America.

Alex joined CSM from Loders Croklaan Unilever, where he spent close to 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility in planning, supply chain and operations, serving ultimately as plant manager before joining CSM.

Alex holds a B.S. in food technology from Friesland Agricultural Academy and an M.B.A. from the Twente School of Management.