DMK announces leadership change for Baby Food business unit


Dr Marc-Alexander Mahl will take on the position of COO.

DMK has named Dr Marc-Alexander Mahl as the new COO for the company’s Baby Food business unit. Dr Mahl succeeds Stefan Eckert who left the company in 2019, and will assume his new position starting next year.

Prior to joining DMK, Dr Mahl was executive vice-president, generics and complex formulations, at Fresenius Kabi, a provider of clinical nutrition, infusion therapy, generic drugs and medicinal products. He will bring to DMK his expertise in the fields of general management, portfolio and supply chain management, marketing strategy and product launches.

He said: “Comparatively, the baby food sector is one of the most attractive consumer goods markets worldwide. In the DMK Group’s mission statement for 2030, the Baby business unit takes on an important role in growth – the tasks that await me there will allow me to draw on my many years of experience and use it in a new and exciting work environment.”

Welcoming Dr Mahl to the DMK family, Ingo Müller, CEO for DMK, is confident that his experience will allow him to drive forward the Baby Food business unit. He continued: “Dr Mahl comes to us with the clear remit of ensuring – together with the team – that the Baby Food business area from the Baby business unit will make a successful contribution to the DMK Group result.

“And we’re going to pick up the pace here – through a broad campaign involving various measures, we want and have to create a foundation for generating added value in the Baby Food area n the future. The basis for being able to achieve these ambitious goals is an effective team.”