Exec VP, Cluster Americas / DeLaval Inc.
Fernando Cuccioli manages the Americas business for DeLaval Inc., leading the company’s operations in the farm and food-processing industries.
He also serves as President of DeLaval Inc. and West Agro Inc., in North America.
Before his current assignment, he was Vice President of the Milk Quality and Animal Health portfolio for North and Latin America.
Mr. Cuccioli joined DeLaval in February 2011 after working at Ingredion Incorporated as Global Markets Senior Director for four years. There, he was responsible for leading the company’s food and beverage sector, which included sweeteners, texturants and health and wellness solutions.
Prior to working at Ingredion Incorporated, Mr. Cuccioli was Global Business Development Director at Dow Corning Corporation. He previously held various marketing and business management positions for 16 years, with several international assignments.
Originally from Argentina, Mr. Cuccioli is equally fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English and he holds an industrial engineering degree and an MBA with specialization in industrial marketing.
He spends his free time enjoying family life with his wife and three daughters. He also enjoys soccer, cooking and motorcycles.
DeLaval is the worldwide leader in milking equipment and solutions for dairy farmers, which make sustainable food production possible, ensuring milk quality and animal health. DeLaval solutions are used by millions of dairy farmers around the globe every day.
DeLaval was founded more than 130 years ago in Sweden, when the visionary Gustaf de Laval patented the cream separator. Today, DeLaval has 4,500 employees and operates in more than 100 markets.
DeLaval, alongside Tetra Pak and Sidel, is part of the Tetra Laval Group.