Massimo Selmo was appointed Chief Procurement Officer and member of the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut effective October 1, 2021.
Massimo Selmo joined Barry Callebaut in 1996 as CFO Barry Callebaut Italia. Massimo Selmo assumed the role of Head of Global Sourcing in 1999, building a multicultural Global Sourcing team and embracing all direct (ingredients) and indirect spend. He initiated a market analysis team and heads a dedicated team for sourcing sustainable ingredients. He began his professional career in 1992 with KPMG in Italy as senior auditor.
Massimo Selmo has been a member of the Board of Directors of MassChallenge Switzerland, a global start-up accelerator founded and supported by some of the major players in the food business arena, since 2016. He is also a member of the Board of Aloja Starkelsen, one of the largest producers of organic potato starch globally.
Massimo Selmo holds a Master of Business Administration from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Milan, Italy. He also has completed the LEAP Leadership Executive Advanced Program (INSEAD Singapore) from INSEAD Business School and is a registered chartered auditor.