Dominguez To Assume Responsibility For Lindt & Sprüngli USA, Canada, Mexico


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Kilchberg, Switzerland — Ana Dominguez will take over responsibility for Lindt & Sprüngli USA, Canada, and Mexico, as well as Ghirardelli Chocolate Co. and Russell Stover Chocolates from Rolf Fallegger upon his retirement at the end of June.

Dominguez holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, and an M.B.A. in International Business from Schiller International University in Paris. She brings more than 30 years of experience in multinational FMCG companies in North and South America. She joined Lindt & Sprungli Canada in 2019 as president and CEO, and since September 2022 she has been president and CEO of Lindt & Sprüngli USA.

She will become a Member of the Group Management and will relocate to Switzerland with her family.

Fallegger joined Lindt & Sprüngli in 1997 to lead the Swiss marketing organization. He was subsequently promoted to CEO in the United Kingdom and then to CEO in France. In 2009, he was appointed to Group Management, responsible for overseeing various countries in Europe and Asia as well as the Brazilian market. In 2017, Fallegger added responsibility for Global Marketing. During the past five years, he was responsible for the North American region.

Adalbert Lechner, Group CEO, says: “On behalf of the Group Management and all employees I would like to take the opportunity to thank Rolf Fallegger for his strong contribution to Lindt & Sprüngli. His leadership, strategic thinking, and passion have been instrumental in driving our company forward. We wish him all the best for his future.”