WESTCHESTER, ILL. — Pierre Perez Y Landazuri has been named vice-president and general manager of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Ingredion, Inc.
Mr. Perez Y Landazuri will have management responsibility for the region’s financial and operational performance and will lead 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, he was vice-president and general manager of Asia-Pacific at CP Kelco, a global producer of specialty hydrocolloid ingredients. Earlier, he held a number of marketing, sales and product management roles of increasing responsibility in Europe and the Middle East at CP Kelco. Early in his career, Mr. Perez Y Landazuri worked at Rohm and Haas, BASF and Hercules in sales, marketing and engineering positions.
A native of France, Mr. Perez Y Landazuri has a master’s degree in chemical process engineering from ENSCP Graduate School of Chemistry in Paris.“We’re excited that Pierre has joined Ingredion,” said Jorgen Kokke, senior vice-president and president of Asia-Pacific and EMEA. “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.”