DGL today (19 May) announced the appointment of Rudolf Hepp to the position of managing director of its Test Centre Food division.

Hepp will assume responsibility for Test Centre activities, including the annual assessment of 22,000 products and services such as dairy, convenience, meat, beverage and bakery. Hepp will also conduct activities concerning the development of DGL's international consumer base.

Hepp joined DGL from international meat processing company Südfleisch Group, where he served as group marketing director. Before this, Hepp held a number of positions in the food and drinks industries.