May 10, 2016
Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has appointed Pierre Perez Landazuri as vice president and general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective from April 15.
With management responsibility for the region's financial and operational performance, 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, Landazuri was vice president and general manager of Asia-Pacific at CP Kelco, a global producer of specialty hydrocolloid ingredients. There, he held a number of marketing, sales and product management roles of increasing responsibility in Europe and the Middle East.
Early in his career, Landazuri worked at Rohm and Haas, BASF and Hercules in sales, marketing and engineering positions.
He holds a master's degree in chemical process engineering from ENSCP Graduate School of Chemistry in Paris, France.
"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's senior vice president and president for Asia-Pacific and EMEA.