Michel Haidon holds a degree in Economic Sciences and Marketing & Business Administration from the UCL Mons University (Facultés Universitaires Catholiques Mons) Belgium, as well as a teaching certificate (AESS). Haidon has more than 25 years of experience in development of international business for chemicals and food ingredients. He previously worked as Market Manager Africa & Israel for a French dairy company and prior to that, he was Market Manager at a leading global ingredients solutions company. In 2017 Haidon joined Azelis as Managing Director, Ivory Coast. The new office in Abidjan will initially focus on speciality ingredients for the Food & Health and Personal Care markets.