Laura Birk was Promoted as Vice President of Human Resources at Barilla

Date of management change: January 15, 2011 

What Happened?

Northbrook, IL-based Barilla Promoted Laura Birk as Vice President of Human Resources


About the Company

Barilla is an Italian family owned food company. Established in 1877, it`s now an international Group present in more than 100 countries. Today is the world leader for pasta, for ready-made sauces in Europe, for bakery products in Italy and for crisp breads in Scandinavia. It employs over 8,000 people and owns 29 production sites. In Barilla we strive every day to be the preferred company for People, promoting healthy and joyful food experiences, reducing our impact on the Planet and fostering open and caring dialogue in the Communities in which we operate. This is why we believe that the “Good for You, Good for the Planet” approach is the only way for doing business for our Group. Because we are family owned, we do not put profits ahead of our passion for superior quality and sustainable growth. At Barilla you are empowered to live and work responsibly and ethically, embracing our value system of respect, trust, courage, intellectual curiosity and passion. It is a company that for 140 years has been driven by the entrepreneurial spirit of its people, that enables us to look beyond established boundaries and to continuously find new ways to improve our value to our people, to our customers and consumers and to the communities. Moreover, we acknowledge diversity as a key factor to drive our future, that is why, you are invited to bring your authentic self to work and enjoy acceptance and understanding.


About the Person

Laura Birk is Vice President of Human Resources at Barilla. Previously, Laura held various senior HR leadership roles in the industry.


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