Ms. Monique Pellegrino


After a first professional experience of research in Molecular Biology at the USDA of Berkeley in California, she joined Coca-Cola Company in 1992 where she successively led Quality & Environment and Process Operations.   In 1998, she entered Lesaffre Group as Quality, Environment & regulatory affairs Director before being appointed Group Performance Enhancement Program Director in 2003. She moved to the position of Group Innovation Director in 2005 and became R&D and Innovation Director in 2008. Monique joined Danone in 2010 as Functional brands / Innovation R&D Director and was appointed Science & Technology Director in 2012. In May 2016, Monique was nominated Strategic Transformation Director, acting as the catalyst of all strategic initiatives towards Danone 2020 Operations ambition and leading White Wave integration for the R&D function. She was nominated Vice President Danone Food Safety Center the 1rst of November 2017.