General Manager, Barry Callebaut Southeast Europe
Stojan Kemera is the General Manager at Barry Callebaut for the region of South East Europe. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Barry Callebaut Group is the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa. Barry Callebaut is a business-to-business company, fully vertically integrated with a strong position in cocoa-origin countries.
Over the last 13 years, Stojan has held several positions at Barry Callebaut, starting his career in Zurich as Senior Internal Auditor and continuing it in the role of Group M&A Manager. In 2012, Barry Callebaut has opened its regional HQ for South East Europe in Belgrade and Stojan has been leading these operations ever since. Continuous double-digit growth since the opening of the regional HQ has recently resulted in a decision to build a production facility in Novi Sad, with an investment amount of over EUR 50m in the initial stage. Barry Callebaut is expected to position among the biggest Serbian exporters over the years to come and to change the landscape of the Serbian FMCG industry.
Prior to Barry Callebaut, Stojan has held several positions at the Interactive Brokers Group, based in Zug, Switzerland.
Born in Ohrid, grown up in Belgrade, after which he pursues his education and professional career in Switzerland. Besides south Slavic languages, he is fluent in German and English and holds a master in Corporate Finance.