Pierre Perez Y Landazuri has been named vice-president and general manager of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Ingredion, Inc.
WESCHESTER, ILLINOIS, U.S. — Ingredion Incorporated announced on May 9 that Pierre Perez Y Landazuri was appointed vice-president and general manager, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective April 15.

With management responsibility for the region's financial and operational performance, Perez Y Landazuri is leading the development and execution of the region's business strategy, driving the planning and delivery of annual profit goals and overseeing all major functions. 

Before joining Ingredion, Perez Y Landazuri was vice-president and general manager of Asia-Pacific at CP Kelco, a global producer of specialty hydrocolloid ingredients. Also at CP Kelco, he had a number of marketing, sales and product management roles of increasing responsibility in Europe and the Middle East. Early in his career, Perez Y Landazuri worked at Rohm and Haas, BASF and Hercules in sales, marketing and engineering positions. 

 "We're excited that Pierre has joined Ingredion. He is an outstanding leader with comprehensive industry experience, a global perspective and proven success,” said Jorgen Kokke, Ingredion senior vice-president and president Asia-Pacific and EMEA. “He has what it takes to propel our business in EMEA, and I welcome him to the team."