The Sustainability Journey at Barilla
A conversation with Fabio Pettenati, Vice President of Supply Chain at Barilla America, Inc.
Fabio will be discussed the sustainability journey at Barilla including actions taken, processes that have been put in place, and interactions with external partners.
Fabio Pettenati is Vice President of Supply Chain for Barilla America, Inc. which is a Regional headquarter for the Barilla Group, a $4b company with over 8,000 employees globally. He has been with Barilla since 1988 serving in increasing responsibilities which now include planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and customer service functions across the Americas Region, which include U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.
Fabio has an international career opening manufacturing operations for the company in Greece, Turkey, Brazil and Mexico. In 2003, he joined the U.S. team with Supply Chain accountability including the oversight of Barilla’s flagship plant in the U.S. located in Ames, Iowa. Subsequently, he led the construction of a second U.S. plant in Avon, New York.
Fabio was born and raised in Italy before relocating to Chicago with his wife and son. He is a graduate of the University of Brescia in Italy and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
This event is part of our Supply Chain Management Speaker Series Class, which is held every semester to further our mission of complementing our students’ classroom experience with the advice and expertise of practitioners.