Baensch Baensch studied food science and technology and holds a chemical engineering Doctorate from the University of Munich. He spent over 25 years at Nestlé in a variety of roles in R&D management, operations and strategy around the world. For the last five years, he has been Nestlé’s global head of R&D, renamed global head of product and technology development.
Nestlé Skin Health has five R&D centers across the world, where more than 700 people are entirely dedicated to innovation in dermatology. In 2015, 57 new patent applications were submitted and the company received numerous new approvals for both medical and consumer science-based solutions around the world.