The Board of Directors has appointed Rogier van Sligter, currently Co-President EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), sole President EMEA, effective October 1, 2021, following Andrew Fleming’s decision to pursue new career opportunities outside the Barry Callebaut Group. Van Sligter (born 1973, Dutch national) joined Barry Callebaut in 2004 as Account Manager. Prior to starting his journey in Barry Callebaut, he successfully onboarded his career in different marketing roles for various companies. In 2008, van Sligter became Sales Director Benelux & Nordics. From 2012 to 2016, he served as Vice President Europe North before being promoted to Vice President EEMEA (Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa). In this role, he led the continued expansion of the Group in EEMEA. In 2020 he was appointed Co-President EMEA and member of the Executive Committee. Van Sligter holds a Bachelor degree in International Management from Haarlem Business School, the Netherlands.