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How phospholipids support healthy aging


How phospholipids support healthy aging

Dr Anu Turpeinen shares insight on the effects of phospholipids on older aged adults’ quality of life, while Dennis van der Veer explains how Valio can support businesses in unlocking opportunities in aging nutrition. Hosted by Valio’s CIO, Dr Kevin Deegan.

Anu Turpeinen

Dr. Anu Turpeinen

Nutrition Research Manager
Anu has a strong academic background, combined with experience in the food industry. She earned her PhD in human nutrition from the University of Helsinki, worked as a researcher for about 10 years and was appointed as an Adjunct Professor in nutrition.

Dennis van der Veer

Dennis van der Veer

Head of Customer Development
Dennis leads the specialty ingredients team at Valio that helps businesses innovate new applications for infant and special nutrition, confectionery, beverages, ice cream, and dairy. He has a long career in business development for the Food and Beverage industry.

Kevin Deegan

Dr. Kevin Deegan

Chief Innovation Officer
As Valio’s CIO, Kevin drives the innovation culture and approach throughout Valio. He ensures that innovations are an important part of strategy and that the organisation has the tools and governance model to support implementation. He has a PhD in Food Science.

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