Sean Ryan

CCO Asia

Sean started his career at the company his grandfather founded, Top 1 Oil Products Company, based in California.  After moving to Guangzhou, China and opening an office for them in 2005, he left the family business to pursue an MBA at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.  After graduating from the MBA, Sean has been continuously based in Asia, working in the food industry.  He has worked for Barry Callebaut, Jelly Belly Candy Company, Ornua (formerly the Irish Dairy Board), and joined CSM Ingredients 2 years ago. 

In addition to his MBA, Sean has a bachelors degree from the University of California, Davis and a certificate in Chinese Language Study from BLCU in Beijing.  In his free time he enjoys playing basketball and running.