- Discussing the current challenges facing the food industry, such as the increasing complexity of regulations and the need for greater transparency and traceability
- Outlining the implementation of a digital transformation and how it can help simplify compliance processes, increase efficiency, reduce errors, and improve data accuracy in food quality
- Examining the various technology solutions that can be used to simplify compliance processes and improve food quality, and highlight the importance of automation and data analytics in digital transformation and how it can help organizations make better decisions, improve processes, and ensure compliance
Chief Quality Officer
Valerie Sieurin heads up Unilever’s Quality team and is a part of Unilever’s Business Operations Leadership Team.
Valerie started her career in Research and Development (R&D) at Cadbury Schweppes Bottling Group. From to 2003 to 2012, Valerie covered various R&D roles in Danone Beverages and Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition when in 2012 she was appointed to Vice President of Quality and Food Safety at Danone.
Valerie joined Unilever from Reckitt, she started as Global Health Quality Director and was promoted to Senior Vice President Global Head of Quality. In this role, she initiated the digitisation journey of quality at Reckitt.
She took on her current role in March 2022 and is now based in London, United Kingdom.
With over 30 years’ experience at some of the world’s leading FMCG companies, Valerie is an ambassador for creative solutions and innovation in product, processes, and Quality systems. She is driving a culture change across the organisation, overseeing end-to-end Quality, and driving consumers advocacy in the pursuit of superior quality.
She is also extremely passionate about sustainability and Diversity & Inclusion across Unilever and the community.
Born and raised in Nice, France, Valerie is married and has three children.