Fabien Robert Currently head of zone AMS for Nestlé Quality Assurance centres. He has worked for Nestlé for 20 years, dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life and contributing to a healthier, sustainable future. His past positions within Nestlé have included the Analytical Services Manager and Food Safety Platform Leader in Corporate international HQ, Project Manager in the corporate Nestle Nutrition Operation department, and Project Manager in the corporate Regulatory and Scientific Affairs department. He previously worked 9 years in R&D at the Nestle research Center in Lausanne (Switzerland). Fabien is a graduate of the University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 in France, where he earned, amongst others, his Ph.D in Organic Chemistry. Following his university completion in France, Fabien earned his post-doctorates in Bio-Organic Chemistry and Organometallic Chemistry from Université de Genève/Sciences II & III in Switzerland. Fabien earns 56 publications in peers reviewed scientific journal and is an experienced speaker in scientific congress in food chemistry and food safety.
Quality Assurance Manager
Master of Science in Human Nutrition (Applied Biology), Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry. HACCP Certified and PCQI (Preventive Control Qualified Individual), Lead Instructor for PCQI (Preventive Control Qualified Individuals), an advanced SQF Practitioner, SQF practitioner, Registered SQF Consultant, ServeSafe Certified Manager, Certified ServeSafe Instructor and a registered ServeSafe Examination Proctor. Trained in vulnerability Assessment using Key Activity Types to mitigate Intentional Adulteration. More than 15 years of experience in food safety and food quality
Assistant Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs
Senior Director, FCS Quality Business Partner
Wadad Farhat is currently the Senior Director for the Snacks, Salty and Frozen Breakfast Category for Food Safety and Quality that oversees the execution and compliance of Food Safety, Sanitation, Quality Management Systems, Compliance to Design, and Kellogg Work Systems for 7 plants for the Kellogg Company. Kellogg’s is the world’s leading cereal producing company and the world’s second largest producer of crackers and savory snacks. Kellogg’s is also a leading North American Frozen foods company producing products that include Eggo Brand Waffles and Morningstar Farms veggie products.
Wadad has over 27 years in the food industry and joined Kellogg’s in 1994. She has had numerous Research & Development and Supply Chain roles in the company.
Wadad holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and MS in Food Processing Engineering from the Ohio State University.
Executive Vice President & Chief Food Safety Officer
American Foods Group
Director of Quality
Chief Quality, Safety and Environment (QSE) Officer