Ingredion Announces Leadership Changes for 2018

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Ingredient supplier, Ingredion, has announced changes to its executive leadership team, which will take place during early 2018.

Filling in vacancies for Jim Zallie’s promotion to president and CEO, the changes in leadership include:

  • Jorgen Kokke being promoted to executive vice president, global specialties, and president, North America effective February 5, 2018.
  • Pierre Perez Y Landazuri being promoted to senior vice president and president of EMEA effective January 1, 2018.
  • Ernesto Pousada, senior vice president and president of South America, and Pierre Perez Y Landazuri will both serve as officers of the company and members of the executive leadership team, effective January 1, 2018.
  • A replacement for Kokke’s senior vice president and president Asia-Pacific position will be announced at a later date.

"Ingredion's success is driven by our people. We have an excellent leadership team and I look forward to working with them as we implement Ingredion's long-term strategy and continue to create shareholder value," said Zallie, Ingredion CEO elect.