Peter worked until 2014 as Vice President of Corporate Quality Assurance, Metro Cash & Carry (based in Duesseldorf, Germany) and before that as Senior Director Quality Kraft Foods Europe, Middle East & Africa (Munich, Germany), Senior Director Quality Kraft Foods Latin America (East Hanover, NJ, USA), VP of Quality at Nabisco Inc (East Hanover, NJ, USA) and Head of Quality for Unilever Foods worldwide (Rotterdam, Netherlands).
He has developed and implemented global quality systems at all these companies, has driven multi-site ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 certification across Latin America and Europe and has initiated 6 Sigma programs. Peter has been one of the initiators of the BSI PAS 220:2008 Standard for prerequisite programs of food safety for food manufacturing, now being used in the GFSI recognized FSSC 22000 scheme. Furthermore, Peter has developed Incident Management procedures and trained and led IM Teams around the world.
Peter is a Netherlands citizen and has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Amsterdam.