Mauricio Adade is president of Human Nutrition and Health at DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. Mr. Adade has worked in the healthcare industry for more than twenty years, serving in various posts around the world with F. Hoffmann-La Roche, now DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. Since joining Roche in 1988, Mr. Adade has worked for the company in São Paulo, Mexico, Singapore, and Basel, Switzerland. After the division was taken over by Royal DSM N.V. in 2003, Mr. Adade was appointed senior vice president and Head of Global Marketing of DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. and was promoted to his current position in January 2006.
Prior to Roche, Mr. Adade worked for Bayer do Brazil and Visconti Ind. Alimenticias. He studied business administration at Escola Superior de Propaganda in addition to marketing and food engineering at State University of Campinas in São Paulo. He is a member of the Institute of Food Technology.