Phone: +41794180708

Eric Baudier

Industrial advisor, Executive in Residence at IMD business school, Former EVP Supply Chain Operations at Tetra Pak

Eric Baudier has more than 30 years’ international experience in supply chain operations, lean manufacturing, strategic procurement, and key business transformation projects.

He has been a senior executive at Tetra Pak for more than 20 years and a member of the group leadership team from 2016 till 2021 as Executive VP Supply Chain Operations. His last position was Chairman of the Board & President of Tetra Pak Global Supply SA.

Eric has led many critical business transformations such as Lean manufacturing, ERP implementation, the Euro Integration and the Digital program. He was chairman of the Transformation & Capability council for many years.

Eric currently collaborates with IMD business school in Lausanne as Executive in Residence since 2022. He advises Lagrange AI and O9 Solutions.


  • Supply Chain Strategy; Strategic choices, dependencies, make or buy - Networks design & optimization - Risks management & resilience
  • Supply Chain Operations; Total productive Maintenance & Lean manufacturing - Logistics & Planning - Digitalization
  • Business transformation; Process Design & optimization - ERP implementation - Change management
  • Strategic Procurement; Responsible sourcing - Captive negotiations - Dependencies
  • Leadership coaching; Management of blind spots - Multicultural teams - The need for bonding


  • Master degree from Grenoble INP - Pagora
    Paper, Print Media and Biomaterials engineering & management school
  • IMD Certificate of Lifelong Executive Learning from International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne

Business languages

  • English – Fluent
  • French - Fluent
  • Spanish - Basic


TETRA PAK International

  • President TP Global Supply SA & Chairman of the Board (2016 - 2021)
  • Executive Vice President Supply Chain Operations
  • Vice President Base Material & Strategic Procurement (2012 - 2015)
  • Vice President Packaging Material Supply Chain (2007 - 2015)
  • Vice President Converting  (2004 - 2006)
  • Global Director Information System Platform (2001 - 2003)
  • Vice President Euro Integration (1999 - 2000)


  • JIPM (Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance) Award for Global Leaders’ Initiative for TPM January 2016
  • ERP Project rated by IBM Business Consultancy Group as one of top 3 ERP implementations worldwide, on its ability to achieve business benefits


Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, Eric has a particular interest in sustainability questions, and is a winter mountain guide for the Alpine Swiss Club. He is President of the local section in Morges.

He is also very involved in his engineering school Pagora in Grenoble as a member of the board. And also collaborates with EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) coaching master students.