Steven Retzlaff (1963) was appointed President Global Cocoa (until August 2013 Global Sourcing & Cocoa) and member of the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut AG in January 2008.
He joined Barry Callebaut in 1996 and has held various senior finance and general management positions since. He is Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the World Cocoa Foundation and Chairman of the European Cocoa Association.
From 1987 to 1993, he worked for KPMG in San Francisco and Zurich, and from 1993 to 1996 at JMP Newcor in Zug, Switzerland.
Steven Retzlaff holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Whitman College. He also studied at the Institute of European Studies in Madrid and at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.