Esther Berrozpe has an extensive international track record of three decades working in consumer goods companies, where she held positions of responsibility both in Europe and North America. She has long-standing experience in the commercial, industrial and logistics sectors, talent management and culture change, mergers and acquisitions.
Esther Berrozpe served as CEO of Ontex, a leading international personal hygiene group, until November 2022. With 10,000 employees and revenue of 2 billion Euro in 2021, Ontex engineers, makes and distributes products for Baby, Feminine and Adult Care in more than 110 countries to consumers, retailers, institutional and private healthcare providers around the world. Ontex is listed on Euronext Brussels and is part of the Bel Mid®.
Prior to joining Ontex, Esther Berrozpe was President of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Whirlpool Corporation and Executive Vice President of the company, the global leader in large home appliances, which in 2021 made 22 billion USD in sales, had 90.000 employees and 65 production, research and development centers. She led the company’s integration and transformation process following the acquisition of Indesit Company by Whirlpool in 2014.
She also worked for Paglieri, Sara Lee and the Wella Group.
Esther Berrozpe was an independent Board Director in Pernod Ricard, Ontex Group and Roca Corporación until December 2020.
She holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Deusto in San Sebastian, Spain and studied Economics and International Business at the University of Bergamo, Italy.