WESTCHESTER, Ill., June 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Ingredient Incorporated (NYSE:INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions for the food and beverage industry, announced the appointment of Javier Echevarria as vice president and chief purchasing officer. Echevarria will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s global procurement organization, including supply chain operations and strategic sourcing. Echevarria will report to Eric Seipsenior vice president of global operations and director of supply chain.
Echevarria joins the company from VVF Americas, a personal care and oleochemicals manufacturing and distribution company, where he served as general manager. Prior to this, Echevarria held senior positions at Glanbia and Avient Corporation. Earlier in his career, Echevarria worked for Procter & Gamble for 16 years, primarily in sourcing roles in Europe, Latin America and the United States.
“Javier is an accomplished global leader whose experience, stellar reputation and proven track record of past performance is exceptional,” Seip said. “Investing in top procurement and supply chain talent is critical as we identify efficiencies for our customers and scale for the future. We look forward to seeing a leader of Javier’s caliber join Ingredion.
Echevarria earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in managerial economics and marketing from Bentley University in Waltham, Mass.
Echevarria is a board member of MedWish International.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR), headquartered in the suburbs of Chicago, is a leading global ingredient solutions provider serving customers in more than 120 countries. With annual net sales of nearly $7 billion in 2021, the company transforms grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant-based materials into value-added ingredient solutions for the food, beverage markets , animal nutrition, brewing and industrial. With Ingredion Idea Labs® innovation centers located around the world and with more than 12,000 employees, the company co-creates with its customers and fulfills its purpose of bringing together the potential of people, nature and technology to improve lives. Visit ingredion.com for more information and the latest company news.
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