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Christophe Barnouin

Christophe Barnouin, Special Advisor

Christophe Barnouin has been deeply involved in the food and beverage industry for 30 years. As CEO of Ecotone since 2014, he leads a team of 1,600 employees across 7 countries that creates, markets and distributes some of Europe’s leading natural and organic food brands, with annual revenues over €700 million. From 2006 to 2013, prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Barnouin held several other leadership roles at Ecotone (then known as Wessanen). As a firm advocate for 100% sustainability, Mr. Barnouin seeks to catalyze near term change in the food industry, by building a network of people, companies, and organizations with the collective goal of transforming the current industrial food system to one which supports biodiversity, revitalizes ecosystems, and improves health and
wellness.


Prior to Wessanen, Mr. Barnouin was Marketing Director for Mars, Inc. from 2000 to 2005 and Global Marketing Manager for Reckitt Benckiser from 1999 to 2000. From 1991 to 1998, he was in marketing and sales with Orangina, a division of Pernod Ricard.