Eric Saracchi
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Eric Saracchi

Chief Digital & Information Officer
Eric Saracchi is the Chief Digital & Information Officer at Firmenich, the largest privately owned Perfumes and Flavors house globally. He joined Firmenich in 1992 in the Manufacturing & Logistics division, and led various projects and roles in the company including the global business and organization transformation program supported by the SAP technology. In 2012, Eric was promoted Chief Information Officer and in 2019 Chief Digital and Information Officer.

Awarded "Best CIO in Switzerland" in 2018 and one of the “Digital Shapers of Switzerland” in 2020, Eric is an innovative and strategic thinker, overseeing and adopting the evolving digital technologies and platforms in order to create engaging customer experiences, enable agility, and grow key initiatives. For him digital is not about technologies but augmenting people and transforming business. He is the co-author of a book on leadership and holds a Master degree in economics from the University of Geneva, diplomas in Supply Chain from the INSEAD, Strategy from IMD and has been recently graduated at the Singularity University. He loves music and enjoys playing guitar, though far from being good at it.

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