Marie Jane Fallourd

Group Research & Innovation Director

Marie Jane Fallourd

Marie Jane Fallourd graduated from Polytech Montpellier as an engineer in Food Science and Technology. She recently consolidated her skills in innovation strategy management at the Scandinavian International Management Institute (SIMI) in Copenhagen and in Marketing at HEC.

Since 1993, Marie Jane has acquired extensive international food B to B experience in companies with a strong innovation culture and customer-solutions orientation: Döhler, FMC, Dupont-Danisco and Diana, suppliers in the IFP (Intermediate Food Products) and functional and health ingredients areas. She set up R&D application pilots and managed product development and technical marketing sales support teams for international customers, in particular in the beverages and dairy fields.

In late 2012 Marie Jane joined Malteurop as Research & Innovation Director to define and implement the Group’s R&I strategy. In liaison with the Group’s Technical Department, she is in charge of implementing an organisation aimed at integrating an horizontal, value-chain approach from varietal research to process and product development in order to better respond to the brewers’ and distillers’ needs as well as diversify applications of malts and their derivatives.