New Managing Director of Tetra Pak Filtration Solutions
Kresten Hjortsballe has taken up the position as Managing Director of Tetra Pak Filtration Solutions with 120 employees in Silkeborg, Denmark and in Minneapolis, US. Kresten Hjortsballe has held various sales, portfolio and marketing management positions within Tetra Pak Hoyer in Denmark and Italy, and has prior to this position headed Tetra Pak Scanima in Alborg from 2010, and since 2013 also been Global Category Director Dairy, based in Lund, Sweden.
Kresten replace Niels Osterland who was one of the founders of DSS Silkeborg in 1999 and who played an important role in the success of establishing DSS as a leading supplier of membrane filtration solutions to the dairy industry. When DSS was acquired by Tetra Pak in 2013, Niels Osterland became the Managing Director of Tetra Pak's global membrane filtration business.