RIAAN VAN DYK

Worldwide Vice President, Marketing and Strategy

Riaan Van Dyk is the vice president of marketing and strategy for Kemin Industries Worldwide. In his role, Van Dyk works cross-culturally, locally, regionally and globally to lead the company’s corporate marketing strategies.

Van Dyk has worked in some of the fastest-growing health markets in the world. He has 20 years of experience creating and driving core brand strategies to increase market share in the pharmaceutical/life sciences industries. Van Dyk served as the marketing director for Elanco (a division of Eli Lilly) in Asia Pacific and South Africa, where he led a team of marketing and technical managers, pricing consultants and product launch leaders. 

A significant part of his career has also focused on the animal health industry, with a unique and valuable overlay of experience from six years of employment in the Asian market.

Van Dyk holds master’s degrees in business and science, as well as multiple bachelor’s degrees in animal nutrition and science. He is fluent in both English and Afrikaans.