Doing something meaningful about food insecurity is something we can all do. In the spirit of the holiday season, the Food Institute Podcast welcomed Hugh Welsh, general counsel, secretary, and president of DSM North America, to discuss the company’s approach to philanthropic actions across the globe. Welsh shares insights on DSM’s pilot programs in Africa to add a nutritional component to food aid, its partnership with Nobel Prize winner the World Food Program, how COVID-19 complicated philanthropic efforts in 2020, and the company’s plans for the future to continue is charitable mission. Just remember: doing something meaningful about food insecurity is a shared goal!
Hosted By: Chris Campbell
Audio Recorded: Dec. 2, 2020
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More About Hugh Welsh:
Hugh is the President & General Counsel of DSM North America where he has worked for 17 years. DSM is a global leader in health, nutrition and sustainable materials with operations in 60 countries, 23,000 employees worldwide and $12 billion in sales. In his role Hugh is responsible for operations across 38 sites in the US and Canada. Hugh also serves as the General Counsel and Secretary of a DSM venture in Kigali Rwanda called Africa Improved Foods and serves on the Board of Directors of the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, BIO, the Global Business Alliance, Partners in Foods Solutions, the Seafood Nutrition Partnership and on the Board of Governors of Union County College.
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