Guido Barilla

Chairman of the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) 

After studying Philosophy, he began his career in 1982 with a two year experience abroad in the Sales Department at Barilla France, a subsidiary of the Barilla Group. Following his European training, he worked at several food companies in the United States.
Once he returned to Parma, headquarter of the Barilla Group, he became an executive at the company in July 1986 and was mainly responsible for the Group’s international expansion. In the same year, he was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Barilla G. & R. F.lli S.p.A., and was then named Vice Chairman in May 1988. Following his father’s death, in October 1993, he became Chairman of the Board of Directors of Barilla G. e R. F.lli S.p.A. and Group Chairman as of March 2003. In 2009, he became Chairman of the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN). 


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