Peter Boone (1970) was appointed to the position of Chief Innovation Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Barry Callebaut in December 2012 and also has assumed responsibility for Quality Assurance since June 2013.
From November 2010 to December 2012, Peter Boone worked with Unilever as Chief Marketing Officer responsible for Australia and New Zealand. He was a member of the regional executive board. In his function as Chief Marketing Officer, he was responsible for the marketing of all brands in all categories in Australia and New Zealand.
Peter Boone started his career at the Information Services division of ITT Corp., where he worked in various marketing roles. In 1996, he joined Unilever as a Strategy Analyst at the Head Office in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). Peter Boone also held other positions at Unilever such as Global Vice President Spreads & Cooking Products Category, Global Vice President Brand Development at the Unilever Headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and Vice President Marketing & Sales Latin America Foods Solutions based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Peter Boone holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (PhD) from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (the Netherlands).