Lefteris Makras

Country: Greece
Company: EJ Papadopoulos SA
Connect: LinkedIN | Biscuit People


Lefteris joined EJ Papadopoulos SA, one of the top and leading Food Companies in Greece, in 2007 as a R&D Scientist and is currently working as R&D Director.

Holds a Master’s degree in Food Science & Technology from the Agricultural University of Athens and a PhD in Applied Biological Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Lefteris has extensive experience In Bakery and Fine Bakery Technology and ingredients, Project Management and Leading Teams.

For more than 15 years he leaded and participated in numerous projects including New Product Development and Product and Process Improvement & Optimization, Troubleshooting, Commissioning of Production Equipment and Lines in the sectors of Biscuits, Crackers, Wafers, Cereal Bars, Bread and Bread substitutes.

Cracking the Code of Success: R&D’s Vital Role in Elevating Biscuit, Cookie, and Cracker Production

The session will shed light on the pivotal role played by Research and Development in shaping the industry’s trajectory. Discover how R&D teams drive taste, texture, and technology advancements, ensuring these beloved treats stay on the cutting edge. Drawing from EJ Papadopoulos’s experience, attendees will gain insights into strategies for building and managing teams that drive continuous advancements, ensuring products consistently meet consumer demands and exceed expectations.

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