AAK appoints Sneha Karthikeyan as senior confectionery scientist
AAK hires Sneha Karthikeyan as senior confectionery scientist. She will join AAK’s U.S. Customer Innovation team and oversee all co-development activities at AAK’s Customer Innovation Center in Edison, N.J.
“We are excited to welcome Sneha Karthikeyan to the AAK team,” said Dr. Jeffrey Fine, senior director, Customer Innovation for AAK-U.S. and Canada. “Sneha brings a wealth of chocolate confectionery experience with her to AAK, from leading confectionery giants such as Mars U.S. and Cadbury, India. She will be a valuable asset to our confectionery technical program and a great partner for our confectionery business.”
As senior confectionery scientist, Karthikeyan will utilize AAK’s wide range of fat and oil solutions to help AAK confectionery customer partners accelerate innovation, increase speed to market, and enhance productivity.
Karthikeyan has previously held positions in product development and process development at Mars U.S. and completed an internship at Cadbury, India. She recently earned a Master of Engineering Management from Iowa State University and earned a Bachelor of Technology in Food Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, India.