John Lindsay

Sales and Chief Commercial Officer, Europe

John is responsible for leading all commercial activities across Europe.

John has been with CSM since 1987 serving in various positions within the sales department. Starting as a National Account Manager, John has held ever increasing roles such as VP, Modern Trade in Europe, Business Unit Directory Artisan/Industry, Sales and Innovation Director, Market Director/Country Manager and his current role as Vice President over large retail chains in Europe. Throughout his career at CSM, John has developed a pivotal role within the business, transforming key markets into an engine for growth and a strategic European pioneer.

Prior to joining CSM, John held a number of sales roles at British Fermentation Products, Unilever and Debenhams.

John received his degree of Management Studies from Manchester Metropolitan University.