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Global snacks manufacturer pladis appoints Mario Reis as Chief Supply Chain Officer

6 November 2019, London, UK: pladis, the snacking company behind global brands including McVitie’s, Godiva and Ulker, has appointed as Chief Supply Chain Officer. Mario will be responsible for leading the global supply chain agenda across all pladis markets and serve as a member of the pladis Leadership Team. 

“Mario brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to pladis,” said CEO Salman Amin. “His vast experience leading the end-to-end Supply Chain in large, global businesses means he will be a great asset to our team as we build on our excellence across our markets. We’re absolutely thrilled to have him on board.”

Mario has more than 30 years of international supply chain, procurement and management consulting experience. He joins pladis from COTY, a leading multinational beauty company, where he was the Chief Global Supply Chain Officer leading the supply chain agenda during a period of transformation. Prior to his role at COTY Mario held senior positions with leading FMCG companies including Danone and Mars and consultancy experience at Bain & Co, supporting the companies with best-in-class supply chain strategies.

Mario added:“I am delighted to be joining pladis, as I have long admired the company for its portfolio of cherished brands, its strong position in global snacking, its presence across so many geographies, and I look forward to working with the team and its partners to continue to drive pladis success ”

Mario holds a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester.