Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut said it has appointed Dieter A Enkelmann to the position of chief financial officer, effective 1 May.

Enkelmann will succeed Ralph Schmitz-Draeger, who will stay on with the company until the end of the fiscal year in order to introduce Enkelmann to the position.

Before joining Barry Callebaut, Enkelmann held the position of CFO of the business unit Financial Services of Zurich-based Swiss Re, reported Dow Jones International News.