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Adeline Lescanne-Gautier


She has been Executive Director of the family business Nutriset since February 2012. Founded in 1986 by her father, Michel Lescanne, Nutriset is located near Rouen, employs 121 people and manufactured , in 2012, 32 800 tons of nutritional products representing a turnover of 100 million euros.

Dedicated to humanitarian and social aid, Nutriset is the world leader in the design and production of specific nutritional products to fight against malnutrition in developing countries.

After graduating in 2001 with a degree in agro-development engineering at the International School of Advanced Studies in Agro-Development (ISTOM) / Paris, in 2003 she obtained a Masters in Sociology applied to Rural Development at the University of Wageningen / Netherlands, then in 2004, she joined Nutriset as responsible of the creation and development of the “PlumpyField” network.

Awards and distinctions:

- 2012: Chaptal of Industry, Commerce Committee, Transport and International Relations awarded by the SEIN (Society for the Encouragement of National Industry).

- 2006: Veuve Clicquot award of Business Woman for the creation and development of the PlumpyField network.