Paulo de Castro has joined Mars Petcare’s global management team as leader of finance.
He will join Mars Petcare in June from GrandVision, a leader in optical retail with business in more than 40 countries, where he has been CFO since 2012.
Before GrandVision, Paulo spent 10 years with Unilever in a number of finance positions including personal assistant to Unilever chairman, CFO for Canad and CFO of the Unilever Supply Chain Company.
“We are very excited to welcome Paulo to Mars Petcare,” said Poul Weihrauch, global president, Mars Petcare. “He brings a wealth of exceptional knowledge and experience and, along with his lifelong love of animals, I am confident he will help us advance our purpose of creating A Better World for Pets.”
Paulo added: “I’m delighted to be joining Mars, a world class company and a leader in animal health and nutrition, and I’m looking forward to helping Mars Petcare grow the business around the world.”