Olivier Delaunay joined Barry Callebaut in 2012 as Vice President OSCO (Operations & Supply Chain Organization) for Barry Callebaut’s largest region EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa). He had already worked for the Barry Callebaut Group from 1987-1994: From 1987-1990 as Maintenance Manager at SIC Cacaos, the company’s subsidiary in Cameroon, then from 1990-1994 as Project Manager in France, the Netherlands and the United States.
From 1994-2008, Olivier Delaunay served Danone, the leading French food and beverage company: From 1994-2000 he was with the Danone Dairy division, first as Head of Engineering North Europe (France, Benelux, Nordics), then as Production Manager in Le Molay/France. In 2000, he joined the Danone Biscuit division, initially as Plant Manager for two LU production sites, then as Head of Continuous Improvement for 40 plants worldwide and last as Head OSCO for Italy, Germany, Benelux and the Nordics. In 2008 when Mondelez acquired LU from Danone, he joined the Mondelez Biscuit division as Head OSCO for LU France until 2012.
Olivier Delaunay holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from ICAM in Lille/France. He was born in 1963 and is a French national.