JUDGES


Angels leads Unilever
Food Solutions Spain

 

ABOUT UNILEVER

With a portfolio of more than 400 brands ranging from food and drinks to household and personal care, Unilever operates in 190+ countries and employs 172,000 staff.

Angels Solans

Managing Director


Based in Austria, Hans is the Managing Director of PEZ International

 

ABOUT PEZ INTERNATIONAL

Primarily a manufacturer of sweet dispensers, PEZ employs 700 staff and exports to 80 countries across the world.

Hans Bangelmeier

Managing Director


Oliver leads the marketing team at Danone Portugal

 

ABOUT DANONE

Danone has almost 100,000 staff and operates in 130+ countries around the world. It is active in the dairy, bottled water and baby drinks markets through brands including Activia, Evian, Milupa and Volvic.

Oliver Perez

Marketing Director


Cristiana is the founder of Beauty'in, based in Brazil

 

About Beauty’In

Active in Latin America and Europe, Beauty'in is a manufacturer of beauty drinks, foods and supplements.

Cristiana Arcangeli

CEO


João is based in Portugal and leads DanCake

 

About DanCake

DanCake is a manufacturer of bakery products which employs 700 people and is present in 71 countries.

João Costa

CEO


Laura leads global commerce innovation at Heineken

 

About Heineken

Heineken is an international brewing company with a portfolio of more than 250 brands, including Amstel, Desperados and Goldberg. It employs more than 76,000 people in over 70 countries.

Laura Trivulzio-Huijgen

Manager Global Commerce Innovation


Hai is vice general manager at Tsingtao Brewery

 

About Tsingtao

Tsingtao is China's second largest beer maker and has more than 43,000 staff. Its products are exported to more than 80 countries.

Hai Liu

Vice General Manager


Based in Portugal, Rita is CEO at Adega Mayor

 

About Adega Mayor

Part of the Nabeiro Group, Adega Mayor produces wines that are exported to Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Rita Nabeiro

CEO


Andrea leads R&D for Europe at Kraft Heinz, and is based in Italy

 

About Kraft Heinz

Kraft Heinz owns brands such as Philadelphia and Oscar Mayer, is active in 200+ countries and employs around 32,000 staff.

Andrea Budelli

Vice President R&D Europe


Based in Singapore, Matteo is global VP at Diageo Reserve

 

About Diageo

With a portfolio that includes brands such as Moet & Chandon, Guinness and Baileys, Diageo employs 33,000 staff in 180+ countries across the world.

Matteo Fantacchiotti

Global VP Diageo Reserve


Alex leads the Spanish arm of Calbee

 

About Calbee

With a presence in 11 countries around the world, Japan-based Calbee is a leading snack manufacturer employing more than 1,300 staff.

Alex Baron

General Manager Calbee Iberia


Based in the UK and Spain, Silvia is innovation director at Gama

 

About Gama

Gama operates in more than 46 countries around the world through its network of 100+ analysts and researchers.

Silvia Ruiz

Innovation Director


Nicola heads the marketing team at SCA Hygiene in the UK

 

About SCA Hygiene

A leading global hygiene and paper company, SCA employs more than 44,000 people and has a presence in over 100 countries through brands such as Plenty, Tena and Tempo.

Nicola Coronado

Marketing Director


Joaquim is the general manager of Mane Iberica

 

About Mane

Mane is one of the worldwide leaders in the fragrance and flavour design industry, with over 4,000 employees and a presence in 32 countries.

Joaquim Vives

General Manager Mane Iberica


Based in the UK, Sharon is marketing director at Hovis

 

About Hovis

Hovis is the market leader in the UK bread category and employs more than 3,800 staff

Sharon Barraclough

Marketing Director


Manlio is the global marketing director at Carlsberg, based in Denmark

 

About Carlsberg

Carlsberg has 45,000 staff and operates in 150+ countries. Its brands also include Tuborg, Baltika and Kronenbourg.

Manlio Sanna

Global Marketing Director