Masha Vis-Mertens (1971) was appointed to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Committee effective October 1, 2021.
Masha Vis-Mertens joined Barry Callebaut in 2012 as Global Corporate Account Manager Operations and Supply Chain, assuming the role of Global Corporate Account Director in 2014. In 2017, Masha Vis-Mertens was appointed Vice President Human Resources EMEA. In this role, she focused on talent development and retention, creating a more collaborative culture and a well structured onboarding of new employees. From 2019 until October 2021, Masha Vis-Mertens served as Vice President Operations and Supply Chain EMEA. Before joining Barry Callebaut, she worked at Cargill in a variety of supply chain roles.
Masha Vis-Mertens holds a Bachelor degree in French and Russian and a Master degree in European Studies from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, as well as an Executive Master degree from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.