Advised by experts

Over the years, we have carried out numerous projects with universities and research centres in Europe and the Middle East.

In the same period, we enhanced our experience in clinical research within Paediatrics, collaborating internationally with health care professionals from more than 100 Hospitals and Primary Health Care Centres.
The Hero Scientific Advisory Board of Independent International Experts advises to Hero Institute for Infant Nutrition on the latest scientific advances.

Hero Scientific Advisory Board

Hero Institute for Infant Nutrition is well connected with international Key Opinion Leaders who drive research in the infant nutrition category. Hero Scientific Committee validate concepts of key projects with Hero Scientific Advisory Board (HSAB) members.


Prof. Dr. Olle Hernell 
Chair of Pediatrics (Section) / Dept. of Clinical Sciences 
Umeå University 
Sweden


Prof. Dr. Bo Lönnerdal 
Distinguished Professor 
Dept. of Nutrition 
University of Davis, California 
California


Prof. Dr. Angel Gil 
Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 
Granada University 
Spain

“ We believe in the natural benefits of good nutrition to ensure our babies have the best start into life. ”


                                Dr. Stefan Bodenstab – VP Innovation & Quality, Hero Baby & Toddler Nutrition

Dr. Stefan Bodenstab – VP Innovation & Quality, Hero Baby & Toddler Nutrition

Hero Scientific Committee

Hero counts with a Scientific Committee, shaped by R&D and Medical Marketing members to supervises clinical development at Hero Group, validate nutritional and scientific concepts behind our key innovation projects, and discuss & get advise from Hero Scientific Advisory Board (HSAB), the external council of independent experts in Paediatric Nutrition.


Stefan Bodenstab, PhD 
VP I+Q Infant Nutrition, 
Hero Group 
Switzerland


Luisma Sánchez, PhD 
Director Innovation 
Hero Group 
Spain


Fernando Romero, PhD 
Science Manager 
Hero Group
Spain


Bertine Phillipsen, PhD 
R&D QA Manager 
Hero Benelux 
Netherlands


Catharina Tennefors, PhD 
R&D Director 
Semper 
Sweden


Mirna Samieh 
Senior Manager 
Regional Medical Marketing 
Hero MEA 
Egypt


Ing. Lenka Pošarová 
Category Director 
Baby & Toddler Milks 
Hero Group 
Switzerland


Pablo Serrano
I&Q Director 
Hero Spain
Spain


Robert Rutledge
VP Baby & Toddler Food Category
Hero Group
Switzerland