Miguel Freitas
Miguel Freitas
VP Scientific Affairs
Danone North America

Miguel serves as a liaison between Danone and the scientific community. He is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the Danone product portfolio with respect to health attributes, and serves as the Nutrition and Scientific spokesperson for Public relations and convention purposes related to brands and category topics. Miguel manages a network of Key Opinion Leaders and Health Care Professionals (HCPs) on nutrition and probiotics and implements Scientific Affairs programs targeting HCPs for several Danone brands. Miguel works with Consumer marketing, Legal and Corporate Affairs departments in developing the Nutrition and Health components of messages, claims, communication tools and events aimed at HCPs and consumers.

Miguel earned his PhD from the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM, Paris, France).

Miguel will have a fireside chat with Elaine Watson on "What does a ‘healthy gut microbiome’ look like?" on March 17.