Marianne Kirkegaard

Marianne Kirkegaard, President and CEO at CSM - Bakery Solutions

Marianne leads CSM's overall business performance and operations while also guiding the company's long-term strategic direction.

Marianne joined CSM in 2011 and was named President and CEO in 2016 after several senior leadership positions including senior vice president, products and marketing, and senior vice president, markets and chief commercial officer. Prior to joining CSM, Marianne spent 20 years at Unilever and Carlsberg where she held various sales, product and general management roles of increasing seniority, including general manager of Unilever Ice Cream in Central and Eastern Europe, and commercial director of all Unilevers activities in Central and Eastern Europe. She holds an Executive M.B.A. from the Scandinavian International Management Institute and a Master's degree from the Aarhus School of Business. Board member of Salling Group and AAK, among others.