Dr. Stefan Kuepper is vice president, Food Safety – Europe for Ecolab.
Based in Monheim, Germany, Dr. Kuepper works to enhance Ecolab’s reputation as a global food safety services provider by partnering with industry and customers on food safety initiatives, building networks for food safety advocacy, supporting Ecolab food safety activities and coordinating and publicizing food safety information. He actively researches new threats to food safety and provides guidance for Ecolab divisional food safety innovations. Dr. Kuepper is actively involved with GFSI, HACCP and FSMA.
Dr. Kuepper has been with Ecolab for 22 years in various roles, most recently as vice president, RD&E for Ecolab Healthcare – Europe. Previously he served as vice president, RD&E for Ecolab Food & Beverage Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Ecolab, Dr. Kuepper conducted academic research at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Kuepper holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) University in Aachen, Germany.