Raffael Payer will become Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Emmi as of 1 October 2023. In this role, he will become a member of Group Management. He is a proven specialist with many years of broad and international experience in marketing and management positions.
The 41-year-old is currently Vice President of Restaurant, Retail & E-Commerce at Ghirardelli Chocolate Company in the US, which is part of Lindt & Sprüngli, where he was previously Vice President of Marketing. From 2016 to 2019, Raffael Payer was Head of Marketing for Lindt & Sprüngli in Russia and before that held various positions in marketing and sales at Mars Switzerland. He holds a Master’s degree in Strategy and International Management from the University of St. Gallen.