Massimo Selmo has been appointed Chief Procurement Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut effective October 1, 2021.
He started his professional career in 1992 with KPMG in Italy as Senior Auditor before joining Barry Callebaut Italia as CFO in 1996. In 1999, he assumed the role of Head of Global Sourcing, building a global multicultural team responsible for all direct costs, such as ingredients for production, as well as indirect expenses. He also initiated the creation of a market analysis team and led a dedicated team to source sustainable ingredients.
Massimo has also been on the Board of Directors of startup accelerator MassChallenge Switzerland and Aloja Starkelsen, a leading provider of sustainable ingredient solutions for the food and feed manufacturing industry.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Milan/Italy and is a graduate of the LEAP Leadership Executive Advanced Program of INSEAD Singapore and a registered chartered statutory auditor.