Niels Otto Damholdt Joins Biochem as Regional Sales Director Central Europe
Biochem continues efforts to strengthen its footprint in Central Europe with the hiring of industry expert Niels Otto Damholdt as the new Regional Sales Director. Known for his strong leadership skills and sales experience in the animal feed industry, Niels will report to the company’s Managing Director Dr. Alexander Grafe.
Biochem is pleased to welcome Niels Otto Damholdt as the company’s Regional Sales Director for Central Europe. A globally acclaimed manufacturer of feed additives for animal nutrition, Biochem currently operates in more than 60 countries all over the world. The hiring of Niels Otto Damholdt is part of the company’s growth plans in Central Europe. He brings 25 years of international sales experience in the animal feed industry and will be reporting to Dr. Alexander Grafe, one of the three Managing Directors of Biochem.
Raised on a dairy farm in Denmark, Niels is an agricultural engineer with Green Diploma as an educated farmer. Also a Bachelor of economics and marketing, he has received formal training in finance, stress coaching, managing managers, and distance management. Before joining Biochem, Niels was associated with Hamlet Protein as the organization’s VP Sales & Marketing. He has also worked for two decades with Danisco, holding numerous key positions, including Application Manager, Business Manager, Marketing Manager, and Regional Director.
Over the years, Niels Otto Damholdt has been focused on meeting sales objectives and strategic goals for his employers. A distant management expert, he is also highly skilled in managing people from different cultures. Throughout his career, he has been involved in building high performing teams using advanced selling tools.
“I am delighted to announce the hiring of Niels Otto Damholdt as Biochem’s new Regional Sales Director Central Europe,” Dr. Alexander Grafe said. “He brings an impressive combination of skills and experience that will be key to our growth prospects in the Central European market. On behalf of the entire organization, I welcome him onboard and wish him all the best in this new role.”
Expressing pleasure about his new role, Niels mentioned, “It is an honor for me to be able to work with a global player like Biochem. I am extremely hopeful that my industry knowledge and years of experience will add value to the company in the days to come.”