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Michael Halvorsen

Senior Director, Business Development, EMEA


Michael Halvorsen is currently Senior Director, Business Development, EMEA, at Sweegen. With 20 years of experience at the forefront of Global Sales, Marketing, and Business Development for Bakery,Confectionery, Food Ingredients, Food Flavours, Food Service FMCG / Private Label, Retail, High Intensity Sweeteners, Michael has an exceptionally successful track record in strategic account management and global business growth.

Michael’s professional experience encompasses numerous instances of generating unparalleled revenue growth and improving market share on an international basis through tactical initiatives to target and pursue key business opportunities and key customer accounts.

By successfully aligning strategies & acquisitions with corporate vision, he has turned around underperforming business areas to successfully deliver positive growth and increase profit margins, market share, and customer retention–resulting in previously failing business units rising to become major contributors to bottom-line revenues. Michael completed his MBA at Vlerick Business School.