DLG appoints Hepp as new manager

DLG HAS appointed Rudolf Hepp the new managing director of German-based DLG.

He will be responsible for test center food activities, including the annual assessment of 22,000 products and services related to the dairy, convenience, meat, beverage and bakery industries. He will also be responsible for developing the international customer base.

Hepp joined DLG from Südfleisch Group, an international meat slaughter company, where he served as group marketing director, based in Munich, responsible for corporate communication, product development and sales support. He also served as marketing manager at Lutz Fleischwaren AG, a Süd? eisch Group subsidiary.

In his 15 year's experience acquired in the meat, drinks and cosmetics industries, Hepp has held a number of managerial positions in marketing, communication, product development and distribution.