Massimo Garavaglia (1966) was appointed President EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) as of October 1, 2015.
He has been a member of the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut AG since 2004. Massimo Gravaglia started his career as sales manager for E. Oreggia, an Italian food products importer from 1990 to 1992.
He joined Callebaut Italy S.p.A. in 1992 as the country manager for Italy. After the merger between Callebaut and Cacao Barry in 1996, Massimo Garavaglia was Barry Callebaut’s country manager in Italy until 2003. From 2003 to 2004, he headed the region consisting of the Mediterranean Countries/Middle East/Eastern Europe. From 2004 to 2006, he was President Food Manufacturers. Subsequently he served as President Americas until 2009. From 2009 to 2015, he served as President Western Europe.
Massimo Garavaglia holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.