Innovation Executive, Hercosul Alimentos Ltda
Irina Munaro has been an active professional in the pet food business for more than 20 years. She currently leads innovation and advanced research projects at Hercosul Alimentos Ltda, a pet food manufacturer with units in Brazil and Paraguay that is recognized for the credibility and innovation of its products, processes and services.
Munaro holds a master’s degree in animal nutrition. She is a specialist in clinical nutrition for dogs and cats and has participated in the research and development of pet foods and other industry innovations. Having worked on projects both in Brazil and abroad, she has extensive experience with teams and projects aimed at the markets of MERCOSUR trade bloc countries, among others.
Munaro is experienced in agile and robust product development, with a focus on innovation and strong interfaces with market intelligence. She has collaborated on the development and creation of hundreds of foods and snacks for dogs, cats and birds.