Peter Boone was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Barry Callebaut effective September 1, 2021. He has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2012.
Peter Boone joined Barry Callebaut as Chief Innovation Officer and member of the Executive Committee in 2012. He assumed additional responsibility for Quality Assurance as of June 2013 and for Sustainability as of November 2015. In 2017, he took over the position of President & CEO Americas.
Peter Boone started his career at the Information Services division of ITT Corp., where he worked in various marketing roles. In 1996, he joined Unilever as a Strategy Analyst at the head office in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He subsequently held other positions at Unilever such as Global Vice President Brand Development and Vice President Marketing & Sales Latin America Foods Solution. From 2010 to 2012, Peter Boone served as Chief Marketing Officer responsible for the marketing of all Unilever brands in all categories in Australia and New Zealand and was also a member of the regional Executive Board.
He was appointed chairman of the World Cocoa Foundation, effective October 2022.
Peter Boone holds a degree in Business Administration from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands.