Pier Luigi Sigismondi

Pier Luigi Sigismondi was appointed Chief Supply Chain Officer and a member of the Unilever Executive in September 2009.

An Italian national, he holds a Masters in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

Pier Luigi SigismondiChief Supply Chain Officer

Pier Luigi started his career with Booz Allen & Hamilton as an industrial engineer working in the aerospace and automotive industries and heading several multi-national assignments in the US and Europe.

He joined global management consultancy A T Kearney in 1997 as Principal, becoming vice president of operations in Italy. Focusing on strategic procurement, manufacturing and logistics across industries, including fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), appliances and retail, he led numerous assignments in South East Asia, Europe and Latin America.

In 2002, Pier Luigi joined Nestlé SA as vice president of corporate operations strategies, based in Switzerland. He was responsible for industrial strategies and the restructuring of the group worldwide as well as for management of global cost improvement programmes. He moved to Nestlé Mexico in 2005 as vice president of supply chain and R&D.

Married with three daughters, Pier Luigi’s main interests are flying planes, playing golf and squash, and reading.