Ingredion has announced that Pierre Perez Y. Landazuri has been appointed Vice President and General Manager, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
News Date : 05/08/2016
Ingredion has announced that Pierre Perez Y. Landazuri has been appointed Vice President and General Manager, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
With management responsibility for the region’s financial and operational performance, Perez Y. Landazuri is leading the development and execution of the region’s business strategy, driving the planning and delivery of annual profit goals and overseeing all major functions.
Before joining Ingredion, Perez Y. Landazuri was Vice President and General Manager of Asia-Pacific at CP Kelco, a global producer of specialty hydrocolloid ingredients. Also at CP Kelco, he held a number of marketing, sales and product management roles of increasing responsibility in Europe and the Middle East. Early in his career, Perez Y. Landazuri worked at Rohm and Haas, BASF and Hercules in sales, marketing and engineering positions.
A native of France, Perez Y. Landazuri holds a Master’s degree in chemical process engineering from ENSCP Graduate School of Chemistry in Paris.
“We’re excited that Pierre has joined Ingredion. He is an outstanding leader with comprehensive industry experience, a global perspective and proven success. He has what it takes to propel our business in EMEA, and I welcome him to the team,” said Jorgen Kokke, Ingredion Senior Vice President and President Asia-Pacific and EMEA.
Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) is a leading global ingredient solutions provider. We turn corn, tapioca, potatoes and other vegetables and fruits into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions for the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Serving customers in over 100 countries, our ingredients make yoghurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and face creams silky. The main trading companies within the EMEA region are Ingredion UK Limited, Ingredion Germany GmbH and Ingredion South Africa Pty Limited.
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