Agustin. Del Rio

VP Sales, Latin America & Caribbean

Agustin currently serves as the Vice President of Sales for the LATAM & Caribbean regions, overseeing Sales across Ingredients, Foodservice, and Consumer channels throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. He is based in Mexico City and is committed to driving substantial growth in these regions by identifying strategic synergies and capitalizing on the strong foundations established by our channels, marked by enduring partnerships and a rich New Zealand heritage.

Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Agustin joined Fonterra nine years ago, in 2014. His journey with the company began as the Sales Director for the Ingredients business, where he managed operations in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America. Over time, his responsibilities expanded to encompass all of Latin America. During this period, Agustin played a pivotal role in streamlining operations, merging three separate offices in Mexico, Venezuela, and Brazil into a unified hub in Mexico, while consistently driving growth throughout the region.

Before joining Fonterra, Agustin accumulated over a decade of experience in the dairy industry at another Dairy Cooperative in Argentina, SANCOR. Starting as a business graduate specializing in Supply Chain, he progressively advanced his career to become the Foreign Trade Director, directly reporting to the CEO. In this role, he led the company’s exports division, contributing significantly to its global success as Argentina’s #1 Dairy Exporter.

Agustin holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires, underscoring his strong foundation in management and operations. Outside of work, he enjoys outdoor activities and combines his passion for travel with thrilling hobbies such as skydiving and freediving/scuba diving.