Dario is a European agronomist with solid experience in food supply chain management, food safety, and quality assurance programmes – particularly in Italy, West Africa, Mediterranean countries, Central Asia and the Balkans region.
He has wide practical experience in quality management, acquired over almost ten years of auditing and inspecting food and agricultural companies vs. the major quality and food safety standards – such as IFS, HACCP, Global-GAP, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 22000:2005.
Mr. Wiegel holds two German engineering and economic university degrees. He has 13 years’ experience in management positions of large multinational companies, but also in smaller machine and component manufacturing companies for the textile and food & beverage industry. His main focus during that time was strategic & operational marketing, B2B sales and export, business development and industrial automation. In parallel, he acted as business consultant for two German consulting companies.
Besides his industrial experience, he worked for about 24 years in private sector development, marketing and export development, industrial upgrading and training projects in about 40 countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East.