Head of R&D
Lorraine has almost two decades’ experience in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG sector and is responsible for creating a healthy portfolio, and facilitating profitable and sustainable growth through relevant innovation and competitive advantage. In this role, she focuses specifically on stakeholder engagement, project and people management and incremental portfolio growth. Lorraine was previously the New Product Development Manager at Tiger Brands, driving new projects and products, implementing and applying food regulations into development pipelines, optimising processing technologies and enhancing quality support. Before this, as Senior Product Developer at Irvin & Johnson, Lorraine optimised recipes, developed ongoing pipelines and reviewed product and process regulations and legislation.
Lorraine holds a higher national diploma in food sciences and technology from the University and Johannesburg (UJ) and a packaging science diploma from the Institute of Packaging SA (IPSA).
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