Dr. Daniel Bercovici is Chairman of the International Feed Industry Federation, having been elected for a second term for the years 2020-2021 at IFIF’s 32nd Annual General Assembly at FAO Headquarters on 04 October 2019.
Dr. Bercovici previously served as Chair of IFIF’s Sustainability Steering Group and as Chair of IFIF’s feed safety Global Animal Nutrition Programme, as well as a Member of the IFIF Board of Directors since 2008.
He has more than three decades of diverse executive experience in the Ajinomoto Group including in Brazil, Europe, Mexico and North America and was Corporate executive officer of Ajinomoto Co. Inc, Japan from 2013- 2019. Throughout his career, he has served as Board member and Chairman in a number of feed industry associations, including SYNPA, France; FEFANA, EU; Sindiraçoes, Brazil, American Feed Industry Federation (AFIA), USA; and IFIF.
French, born and raised in the South of France, he started his career as a Biochemist, PhD in 1985, followed by post-doctoral research work in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with publications on amino acids, biochemistry and nutrition.