Mike Neu

Senior Director, Business Development – Cheese Insights, Novonesis

Mike Neu is a third generation Dairy Processor who grew up in his family’s Cheese business. Mike attended the University of South Dakota where he received a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and Marketing. After the sale of his family’s business to what is now DFA, Mike moved to California to build a successful cheese factory there.

After leaving the California plant, Mike joined Chr. Hansen where he has been for the last twenty five years serving customers in their Culture & Enzyme business. While at Chr. Hansen, Mike has lived in California, Wisconsin and Copenhagen Denmark holding the positions of Territory Manager, Marketing Manager - Cheese Cultures, Sales Manager – Cheese Ingredients, Global Vice President Commercial Development – Food Cultures, Business Manager, Cultures & Enzymes and his current role of Senior Director, Business Development – Cheese Insights, Novonesis.

Mike lives in Waukesha, Wisconsin with his wife and two children.