Jean-Marie Delon

Sustainability Program Manager, West Africa, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate

Since taking up his current role with Cargill in 2014, Jean-Marie Delon has led sustainability initiatives in Côte d’Ivoire through the Cargill Cocoa Promise, Cargill’s commitment to making a tangible difference to farmer productivity, increasing their income and improving livelihoods. Prior to this he was Cargill’s External Relationships and Child Protection Manager in the country.

He has broad experience of the cocoa industry, having worked in cocoa sales and purchasing as well as being responsible for the implementation of Sustainability standards in small farmers organisations.

Jean-Marie holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Montpelier, specialising in international tax and trade law.