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Carlos Saviani

Royal DSM, a global science company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces the appointment of Carlos Saviani as Global Sustainability Lead for Animal Nutrition and Health. Carlos Saviani will play a key role in the further development and rollout of the company’s animal nutrition purpose-led sustainability strategy. He will focus on engagement with customers and associated stakeholders in the global animal protein value chain.

David Nickell, Vice President for Sustainability, Animal Nutrition and Health said: “I am pleased to welcome Carlos to our DSM Animal Nutrition and Health team. We have a growing pipeline of projects and are excited to have a new team member of Carlos’ calibre join as we continue to drive our purpose-led sustainability strategy.”

Based on expertise in human and animal nutrition, as well as environmental science, DSM enables sustainability in proteins: from plant-based proteins to meat, dairy, eggs and fish. This includes a focus on key challenges such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions and limiting nitrogen and phosphorous residues, while keeping the highest nutritious standards and ensuring good livihoods.

Carlos Saviani, Global Sustainability Lead, DSM said: “DSM’s Animal Nutrition and Health is achieving great success in driving the organisation’s purpose-led agenda. With the growing demand for animal proteins and the growing need to improve its sustainability, I am proud to join an organisation that places a key focus on sustainable animal production through innovative nutritional solutions and technologies.”

Prior to joining DSM, Carlos Saviani served as Vice President of the World Wild Fund’s (WWF) Food Sustainability team, and led the organisation’s efforts to promote the adoption and implementation of sustainability for meats, seafood, and dairy products by large influential companies across the animal protein value chain, including collaboration with DSM on the Clean Cow Project.

Carlos Saviani has over 26 years of professional experience in different aspects of the global livestock value chain, from managing a beef ranch to holding roles in organisations such as Genus ABS, Zoetis/Pfizer AH and Merial/Sanofi. He has also sat on the boards of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and DSM’s sustainability partner, the International Egg Foundation.

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of approximately €10 billion with over 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at