Kostas Syriopoulos has joined Delacon as Customer Technical Service Manager Swine. Located at the Delacon Headquarters in Austria, he completes the technical team for Swine as an MSc nutritionist. Reporting directly to Ester Vinyeta, Delacon's Species Leader Swine, Syriopoulos will be involved in customer technical service in various countries, especially in Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. He will support Vinyeta in swine product management and development.
"I am happy that Kostas Syriopoulos joined Customer Technical Services to complete our swine team. Since the start of this year, Delacon has integrated the Research and Development department and the Species Leader/Customer Technical Services teams in a new 'Products and Innovation' division to improve the efficiency of new product development, reduce time to market and improve sales support. With Kostas in our team we will be able to further improve our services," says Jan Dirk van der Klis, Head of Products and Innovation.
Syriopoulos is well experienced in swine nutrition, feed formulation, feed evaluation and feed technology. Recently, he served as Feed Evaluation Manager at Agrifirm Innovation Center in the Netherlands. Prior to that Syriopoulos served as nutritionist and quality manager in LAKY SA, a large feed mill in Greece; studied Animal Science with emphasis on animal husbandry at the Agricultural University of Athens; and holds a master's degree from Wageningen University (Netherlands) where he focused on Swine Nutrition and Feed Technology.