Gianluca Valente


Senior Procurement Director Global Raw Materials

Gianluca completed his education in 2005 at Bologna University, Italy, obtaining a Master Degree in Management Engineering. He has more than twelve years' experience in strategic sourcing and market intelligence of several raw materials from chemicals to agriculture derivatives, used in multiple industrial sectors (Durable goods / FMCG / Pharma / Packaging). He started his purchasing career at Whirpool Corporation covering procurement roles of increasingly responsibility; on Oct'12 he moved to Amsterdam working for RB (Reckitt Benckiser) and covering Global Purchasing Manager roles within raw material sourcing dept. He recently joined GREIF leading the global sourcing of all the polymers and chemicals used to produce industrial packaging –rigid and flexible – adhesives and specialty paper.

Sessions With Gianluca Valente

Wednesday, 27 October