Chief Innovation Officer | Kerry
With a degree in Biochemistry from Trinity College Dublin and a Ph.D in Biochemistry in TCD and INRA, Albert joined Kerry in 1993 as an R&D scientist in the then Dairyland Group and stayed in that role for 18 months before moving into a technical sales role. Albert then relocated to France to assume a sales director role for a fruit preparation business that Kerry Group would later acquire.
Albert was later promoted to Managing Director for the business before being appointed CEO of Kerry’s Sweet and Fruit division. Four years later, he was promoted to CEO of Kerry EMEA and remained in that role for three years before being appointed Chief Technology Officer for Kerry’s global Functional Ingredients & Actives business. In 2016, Albert was appointed Chief Innovation Officer for Kerry’s global Taste & Nutrition business, responsible for driving Kerry’s innovation programme leveraging our taste, nutrition and general wellness capabilities.