Dr. Claire Khosravi PHD

Dr. Claire Khosravi

EU IP & PC Application and Technical Team Lead Diversey Europe

Claire Khosravi, PhD, currently works for Diversey Europe Operations as the European Infection Prevention Application and Technical Team Lead. She provides expert Microbiology consultation and application of EN testing standards across portfolios and external customers. She presents at Infection Prevention events and monitors the scientific literature related to environmental hygiene. She delivers training programs for technical managers and application specialists at a Global level. The trainings cover general microbiology, hygiene, infection control, and disinfectants and their mode of action.

Victor Cegarra Palao

Victor Cegarra Palao

Global Marketing Director – Personal Care, Infection Prevention & Healthcare’s Centre of Excellence

As part of his global role in the IP & Healthcare Centre of Excellence, Victor is responsible for overseeing all innovation projects related to these product categories, as well as driving a number of key global and/or multi-regional innovation projects. He works closely across departments in maintaining global portfolio slots and key global platforms, and specifically with R&D to maintain and develop a healthy global innovation pipeline and technology roadmap, including the initiation of exploratory projects, the scouting of new technologies and M&A evaluation.

Part of his role is also devoted to keeping a close eye of the competitor landscape and gaining customer insights through Voice of Customer and ethnographic studies. Working closely with the regions and Global Strategic Accounts, Victor is able to share best practices and identify gaps in the portfolio and in the value proposition. Together with the Global Application Expert for IP & Healthcare, Victor is the main contact point for marketing and technical expertise in this area, and works with external global leading partners to develop Diversey’s thought leadership agenda.

He brings 15 years of Marketing experience and expertise across product ranges and verticals. For the last 6 years, his focus has been in the Personal Care category, and most lately widen its scope of responsibilities to Infection Prevention and Healthcare. Having spent most of his career in Diversey, Victor holds a good understanding of the cleaning & hygiene industry, its competitive landscape, regulations and trends. Prior to joining Diversey, Victor had worked in Henkel and Olympus.

Victor holds degrees in Economics and in Advertising/PR, as well as Masters in CSR & Sustainability and Strategy & Innovation – the latter from Said Business School - University of Oxford. He is natural from Barcelona (Spain) and lives in Oxford (United Kingdom) since 2012.

Barry Sperling

Barry Sperling

Global Application Expert

Barry Sperling is a global application expert for the Food and Beverage division with over 25 years of industry experience.

 

After formulating lubricants for the automotive industry, he began focusing on food and beverage applications. He is the author of 2 application patents for use in beverage packaging halls and continues to support the food and beverage industry, primarily in sustainability innovation and remote data monitoring capabilities.

 

Currently, he focuses on tools and approaches that bring data analytics to bear on resource sustainability issues while retaining customer quality and profitability mandates.

Joe Myatt

Joe Myatt

Field Microbiologist

Joe graduated from the University of Guelph in 1987 with an Honors degree in Applied Food Microbiology and Agricultural Science.

 

He has worked in the food industry over the last 25 years at Peter Macgregor Meats, Ault Foods, Agropur-Natrel, Parmalat and Kraft Foods and has held a variety of positions at the Plant and Corporate levels including quality manager, corporate quality assurance manager/director, plant manager and corporate sanitation at Kraft Foods-Northeast (ON, QC, NY).

 

Joe is a Registered Microbiologist with the Canadian College of Microbiologists (RMCCM), a Certified HACCP Auditor(CHA) with the American Society of Quality(ASQ), and completed the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 6 with Merit. He has taught technical courses at Seneca College (Toronto) and has presented at the Ontario Food Protection Association (OFPA) and the Food Safety Symposium in Southwest Ontario. Joe currently is on the Board of Directors at the OFPA.

 

Joe brings 25 years of experience of using his microbiological and sanitation knowledge while working collaboratively with plant sanitarians to provide uncompromising food safety and superior quality.

Larinda Becker

Larinda Becker

North American Healthcare Marketing Manager

Larinda Becker serves as a business development professional in healthcare and infection prevention at Diversey.

In this role, Larinda serves as an infection prevention and control resource and industry liaison to support the development of improvement of environmental hygiene solutions and the adoption of compatible and evidence based practices. The efforts of Larinda support the Diversey sales and marketing teams in best practice execution for creating safer and more satisfying environments of care.

Pete Ambre

Peter Ambre

North America Director of TASKI Retail Sector
Mike Lammers

Mike Lammers

Manager of Technical Support

Mike Lammers is Manager of Technical Support at Diversey, where he oversees a team of specialists working across all Food and Beverage sectors. Mike has been with Diversey since 1986 in various roles, including in sales and as a specialist in the dairy and craft brewing sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Wright State University.
 

Marleen Daenen

Marleen Daenen

Communications and Marketing Manager of Diversey Consulting Europe

As marketing and communications lead, Marleen has the European responsibility to “unlock the potential” of our Diversey Consulting team, playing a critical role in leveraging the company’s portfolio on Food Safety Services.

Marleen began her career with Flanders' Agricultural Marketing Board, gaining unparalleled experience in the agricultural world , while also establishing herself as a respected integrated food chain expert.

While her speaking engagements have taken her around the world, giving presentations for a variety of public from farmers up to top managers, Marleen is proud to call Antwerp home.

 

She brings 20 years of food safety experience across multiple food industries and scale of businesses. In her previous role as Consulting lead she has had the opportunity to work for international clients like Ahold, NH Hotels, Hema, Colmar, Hilton, Mc Donald’s,..

Marleen holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine and has a broad experience in food microbiology, food safety and food safety management systems. She also has an additional background in

Infection Prevention and nosocomial (hospital required) infections with a degree as a reference nurse in infection prevention.

 

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Stephanie Sparks

Food and Beverage Sector Specialist

Stephanie Sparks is an Food and Beverage Sector Specialist at Diversey with an extensive background in the microbiology of food and beverage safety. She has been with Diversey since 1999, serving as a Dairy Specialist, Beverage Project Manager and Sector Specialist. She is SQF and HACCP certified. Stephanie has a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Mount St. Joseph University outside Cincinnati.

Kris Krueger

Kris Krueger

Principal Application Scientist - Food And Beverage

Kris Krueger is a Principal Application Scientist at Diversey who specializes in all things craft brewing – from brewing processes to biology to hygiene and sanitation. Kris has extensive industry experience, having previously worked at Pabst Brewing Company, Stroh Brewing Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev in various brewing and microbiology roles.

 

Kris has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and a master’s degree in Bacteriology from University of Wisconsin – Madison.