Massimo Garavaglia (1966) was appointed President EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) as of October 1, 2015.
Since 2004, he has been an active and contributing member of the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut AG.
Massimo Garavaglia launched his career with E. Oreggia, a large Italian food products importer, where he served as a sales manager from 1990 to 1992.
In 1992, he joined Callebaut Italia S.p.A. as the Country Manager for Italy and after the merger between Callebaut and Cacao Barry in 1996, he was appointed as Barry Callebaut’s Country Manager for Italy until 2003. From 2003 to 2004, he directed the Region consisting of South of Europe, Eastern Europe and Middle East.
In 2004, he took over the position as President of the Food Manufacturers Division.
In 2006, he moved to Chicago and assumed the responsibility of President Barry Callebaut Americas. He returned to Zurich in 2009 where he served as President Western Europe till 2015.
Massimo Garavaglia holds a master’s degree in Economics from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.