Integrating International Cultures to Produce New Product Ideas

Michele Fite, President of Solae, LLC

Michelle will cover how Solae addresses the unique challenges and opportunities of its customers worldwide, integrating the cultures, ideas and interests of the communities into new product ideas. Additionally, she will cover how Solae helps its customers communicate the health benefits of soy‑based foods and strategically market their products to consumers around the world.

Michele Fite heads global strategy, planning and operations for Protein Solutions business within DuPont Nutrition & Health platform.  Under her leadership, the business drives toward significant growth of soy ingredients across the meat and food industries.  Previously, she oversaw global marketing/strategy functions and managed the Specialty business.  In that role, Michele was responsible for Sales and Marketing of Solae’s food ingredient business unit as well as new business development of new technologies.  In addition, she was responsible for corporate branding, marketing communications, regional and global marketing functions and corporate strategy development.  Previously, Michele was Vice President of Specialties at American Greetings and held various positions with Tapper, Inc/Hallmark Division and Sunmark Inc/Nestle Division.  Michele earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Oklahoma.


When:     Thursday, March 6, 2014   * * * Note New Date * * *  
Time:  11:30 a.m..- 1:30 p.m. 
11:30 a.m. - Noon Networking
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Presentation
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Q&A
Location: Sheraton Clayton Plaza, 7730 Bonhomme Ave, Clayton, MO 63105
Price: Students $20.00; Members $25.00; Non-Members: $35.00 


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