Mr. James Zenner has 40 years of broad management experience including 11 years with DuPont Protein Technologies (The Solae Company) where he held increasingly accountable management positions including Area Managing Director for Asia Pacific, with responsibility for eight Asia Pacific business regions for the company’s Isolated Soy Protein (ISP) business, focusing on the health and nutrition market, processed food, beverage, meat, poultry and fish industries.
Prior to this, Jim was the Director of Global Industry Management at DuPont Protein Technologies with responsibilities for worldwide business development in the $230.0 million Isolated Soy Protein market.
Before joining DuPont Protein Technologies, Jim was Director of Store Brand Cereals, for The Ralston Purina Company (Nestle Purina / Ralcorp) and also held increasingly responsible management positions at the Warner-Jenkinson Company (Sensient Technologies Corporation) and Maritz Incorporated.
Jim is President of JPZ Consulting Group, a company he founded in 2001 that specializes in general management and nutritional science solutions for the companies in the international food and food ingredients marketplace and organizations within the global Non-Governmental Organization and Private Voluntary Organization food security supply chain. The group’s focus is on providing clients with management expertise and creative uses of new or existing food ingredients, commodities and micronutrients that are developed into great tasting, healthy and nutritious foods.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.