Executive Vice President and President, Americas
Jorgen Kokke is the executive vice president and president of the Americas. In this role, Kokke oversees all operational and strategic management decisions for Ingredion's $4.75 billion North and South American businesses and is driving growth by leveraging commercial excellence, innovation and operational excellence in both regions.
Before his current role, Kokke was executive vice president, global specialties and president, North America, and served as senior vice president and president, Asia-Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In 2009, Kokke joined Ingredion as a vice president and general manager of EMEA.
Prior to joining the Company, Kokke was vice president Food & Nutrition at Corbion, a producer of sustainable ingredient solutions and served as a director of strategy and business development. Kokke also held leadership positions in sales, business development, marketing, and general management at Loders Croklaan.
Kokke holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Amsterdam. Currently, he serves on the board of the Corn Refiners Association.