Santiago holds a degree in Food Science and Technology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina. In 1997, immediately after graduating, he joined Bagley, by then part of the Danone Group, as an R&D assistant.
He has held various positions in R&D, Process and Engineering in Belgium, Spain and Argentina during his 25 years of experience in the biscuit industry with Danone, Mondelez and Arcor.
He has carried out projects in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Angola, Belgium, Czech Republic, Portugal and Spain, working with the leading OEMs, from ingredient handling to palletising, including the implementation of 16 new lines.
He is experienced in a wide range of products including crackers, biscuits, cookies, wafers, extruded snacks, wet fried snacks, popped snacks, rusks, breakfast cereals and cereal bars.