Rob Ritchie

Senior Vice President, Food & Industrial Ingredients, LATAM and US/Canada

Rob Ritchie is the senior vice president of food and industrial ingredients for Latin America, and US/Canada. In this role, Ritchie oversees a diverse ingredients and solutions portfolio to ensure the latest texture and healthful solutions innovations are brought to the markets he oversees. Ritchie joined Ingredion in 1996 as an area director in Canada and, throughout his career, has held roles of increasing responsibility within North America.

In 2018, Ritchie was appointed president and general director of Mexico. He was responsible for expanding the Company’s go-to-market capabilities and strengthening commercial excellence, which led to increased revenues and operating income. Ritchie also played a critical role in driving growth and profitability for the sweeteners and industrial ingredients businesses for US/Canada.

Ritchie holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Lakehead University in Ontario, Canada, and a master’s degree from Loyola University in Chicago.

Ritchie serves on the boards of the Corn Refiners Association and Skills for Chicagoland’s Future.