BRUSSELS — Paulo de Castro has been selected as Mars Petcare’s next chief financial officer, beginning June 2019. De Castro will bring knowledge and experience of the consumer goods and services market to his new role with Mars Petcare.
"Paulo will play a leading role in the continued successful value creation strategy for Mars Petcare and I am excited to have Paulo contribute to the Mars, Incorporated financial strategy. We are pleased to be building our capabilities both from within and by adding new team members like Paulo," said Claus Aagaard, CFO of Mars, Incorporated.
De Castro most recently served as CFO for GrandVision, a global optical retail business. Before GrandVision, he worked with Unilever for 10 years in various finance positions, including as a personal assistant to the chairman of the company, the CFO of its Canadian division, and the CFO of its supply chain business.
"I'm delighted to be joining Mars, a world-class company and a leader in animal health and nutrition, and I'm looking forward to helping Mars Petcare grow the business around the world," de Castro said.
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