Born: March 1963
Education: Master of Business Administration from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, US
Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico
Mauricio Graber joined Chr. Hansen in June 2018 as CEO. Prior to this Mauricio Graber was until 1 April 2018 President of the Flavours Division of Givaudan S.A. and a member of Givaudan’s Executive Committee. His professional career started in 1989 with The NutraSweet Company in the USA as Business Development Manager. After two years in the role, he returned to Mexico in 1991 to become Regional Head of North Latin America.
In 1995, he joined the US-based flavour company Tastemaker as Regional President of Latin America. In 1997, Tastemaker was acquired by the industry leader Givaudan, and subsequently Mr. Graber was appointed Regional President of Latin America of the combined regional business. From his new base in Brazil, he continued in that role until 2006 when he was appointed President of the Flavours division based in Switzerland.
Mr. Graber serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Bacthera AG (Switzerland) and Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG (Switzerland).