Pablo Perversi (1970) was appointed to the position of Chief Innovation, Sustainability & Quality Officer and Global Head of Gourmet, effective September 1, 2018. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut since September 1, 2017.
Before joining Barry Callebaut, Pablo Perversi worked for Unilever as Vice President Foods Europe, a business made of more than 50 brands in Europe, serving 370 million consumers. In this position, he was also a Unilever Europe Executive Team member, a Global Foods Executive Team member and a Vice President for Culinaria Europe. From 2011 to 2014, he was Vice President Foods SEAA and Unilever SEAA Executive Team member.
Pablo Perversi started his career as a Trainee at Unilever in 1993 in finance. From 1994 to 1997, he worked as Brand Manager Savoury and later Tea at Unilever UK, he then was Marketing Director Frozen Foods and Spreads at Unilever Argentina from 1997 to 2001. From 1998 to 2000, Pablo Perversi was advisor to the Minister for Sport in Argentina. In 2001, he was promoted to the position of European Category Director and Spreads Unilever Europe and had the global lead for Spreads and the European lead for Dressings before he became Sales Director at Unilever Spain in 2004. From 2006 to 2009, he served as Vice President and Managing Director at Unilever North LatAm, and from 2009 to 2011 he was Vice President Marketing Operations and Savoury Global Category and a member of the G10 Board, running all marketing operations for Foodsolutions across 10 regions and 36 countries.
Pablo Perversi is a member of the board of WBCSD Food & Nature Program.
Pablo Perversi studied Industrial Engineering and Economics at the University of Birmingham. He also holds an accreditation from Cambridge University in Sustainable Leadership.