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Awarded "Best CIO in Switzerland" in 2018, Eric is not a boring Chief Information Officer, but 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. He is leading and driving the digital business transformation at Firmenich.

Eric is passionate in leading-edge concepts and technologies. He dreams to change the world in dedicating most of his time in hacking corporate organization cultures.

Eric Saracchi joined Firmenich in 1992 as a trainee within the Manufacturing & Logistics division. In 1995, he transferred to the Information Services division where he led numerous global projects while acquiring solid international expertise.

From 2008 to 2011, Eric successfully led the most important business and organization transformation program ever undertaken by Firmenich supported by the SAP technology.

In 2012, Eric was promoted Chief Information Officer.

Eric 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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