Executive Vice President, Global Specialties, and President, North America
Jorgen Kokke is the executive vice president, global specialties, and president of North America. In his role, Kokke oversees all operational and strategic management decisions for Ingredion’s $3.5 billion North American business, including the Company’s global specialties focus.
Prior to his current role, Kokke was senior vice president and president, Asia-Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and served as senior vice president and general manager, Asia Pacific. Kokke joined Ingredion in 2009 as vice president and general manager of EMEA.
Prior to Ingredion, Kokke was vice president at Corbion (formerly CSM), a producer of sustainable ingredient solutions, where he was responsible for the global food and nutrition business and served as director of strategy and business development. Kokke also held positions in sales, business development, marketing, and general management in Unilever's Loders Croklaan Group.
Currently, Kokke is a board member of the Corn Refiners Association. He holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Amsterdam.