Juergen Steinemann (1958) was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Barry Callebaut AG in August 2009.
Before joining Barry Callebaut, Juergen Steinemann served as a member of the Executive Board of Nutreco and as Chief Operating Officer since October 2001. Nutreco, quoted on the Official Market of Euronext Amsterdam, is a leading global animal nutrition and aquaculture company, headquartered in the Netherlands.
From 1999 to 2001, Juergen Steinemann served as Chief Executive Officer of Unilever’s former subsidiary Loders Croklaan, which produced and marketed specialty oils and fats for the chocolate, bakery and functional foods industry. Between 1990 and 1998, Juergen Steinemann was with the former Eridania Béghin-Say Group, where he held various senior positions in business-to-business marketing and sales, ultimately in the “Corporate Plan et Stratégie” unit at the head office in Paris.
Since April 2014, Juergen Steinemann has been member of the Board of Directors of Lonza Group AG, Switzerland. Since 2014, he is also Vice Chairman of the World Cocoa Foundation.
Juergen Steinemann graduated from his economics/business studies at the European Business School in Wiesbaden (Germany), London, and Paris in 1985.