EVENT SPEAKER

Steen Hadsbjerg
Chief Executive Officer
The National Agricultural Development Company (NADEC) – KSA

Based in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Steen F. Hadsbjerg is the Chief Executive Officer of public listed company Nadec Foods (The National Agricultural Development Company), one of the largest foods and agricultural companies in the Middle East and North Africa.

He is the former Vice President and Regional CEO of Arla Foods in Africa and were the master mind behind setting up and expanding Arla Foods presence on the African continent with business units in Nigeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Ghana. Besides managing Arla Foods activities in Africa, he was head of Arla Foods global International Dairy Program, which is engaged in improving global food security by developing local dairy industries and setting up local farming in developing and emerging markets. Besides building and developing Arla Foods presence in Africa he is the founder and trustee of the NGO “Milky Way to Development” in Africa and one of founding partners of the European Business Organisation in Nigeria.

His international experience includes numerous general management positions, programs and consultancies in Denmark as well as oversea, in complex business environments in Central- & Southeast Europe, the Middle East and Africa.