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Co-Founder and CEO, Signature Products
Florian Pichlmaier is Co-Founder and CEO of Signature Products. His company stands for made in Germany and supply’s in Europe industrial hemp to the food, feed, cosmetic, tobacco and other industries. Before he was studying a bachelor in Business Law (LL.B.) and a Master of Law (LL.M.) in the U.K. Florian worked for the German representative in Brussels and in a leading German law firm in Shanghai. He was also always interested in startups and therefore worked for 2 years for a big four auditing firm with startups and venture capital firms. Florian was always focused on healthy food and founded a couple of start-ups in that area. For his work at Signature with sustainable plant based meat, he was awarded with the Entrepreneur award by Forbes called “30 under 30” and is therefore one of 30 leaders in Europe who have a strong influence on the future market. The company Signature also received a grant from the German government (>1mio€) for developing a hemp supply chain for regional produced plant based meat made of hemp protein.