Barry Callebaut announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Vamsi Mohan Thati President Asia Pacific and member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 April 2023.
Vamshi Mohan Thati will be succeeding Jo Thys, who was appointed Chief Operations Officer as of 1 January 2023. Vamsi Mohan Thati served as President of Greater China and Mongolia for The Coca-Cola Company. Prior to this, he served as President of Cocoa-Cola’s South Pacific Business Unit.
He joined Coca-Cola in 1998 and held various leadership roles across Asia Pacific in sales, operations and general management.
Vamsi holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India. He also completed the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School in the US.
Reporting directly to the CEO, Vamsi will be based in the company’s regional headquarters in Singapore.
“I am delighted to welcome Vamsi to Barry Callebaut. Vamsi has a strong track record of creating value adding growth,” said Peter Boone, CEO of Barry Callebaut Group. “He combines a profound knowledge of key markets in Asia Pacific, including China, India, Japan and Australia, with nearly 25 years of customer focus and operational experience in the food industry. The appointment of Vamsi will ensure the further implementation of our regional growth strategy, whilst bringing fresh, outside, impetus to our focus on continued value creation in Region Asia Pacific.”
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