Zeljko Pockaj will take over as managing director of Romaco Innojet on August 1.
Dr h.c. Herbert Hüttlin, founder and head of the company, will continue to support Romaco Innojet in an advisory capacity.
Pockaj was appointed by the Romaco Group’s Board of Management and Advisory Board.
“Zeljko Pockaj is a proven industry expert with international management experience that will stand him in good stead as Romaco Innojet’s new Managing Director,” said Paulo Alexandre, CEO Romaco Group.
“We are confident that Mr Pockaj will push ahead systematically and in a targeted fashion with Romaco Innojet’s ongoing strategic development and make a lasting contribution to the company’s success.”
Pockaj worked for Roche Vitamine and Roche Pharma, where he held various executive positions in national and international sales as well as in commercial functions.
At DSM Nutritional Products, he was in charge of mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Romaco Innojet, he was VP Food and Beverage Ingredients at DKSH Holding in Switzerland, where he also oversaw Asian business.
Pockaj said: “Following Innojet Herbert Hüttlin’s successful incorporation into the Romaco Group and its integration in the new group structure, the main focus will be on developing and leveraging the potential for innovative air flow bed technology in specific industries.
“That will lay the foundation for our technology leadership in the global pharmaceutical, food and chemical sectors.”