Speaker Profile

Mike Messersmith
General Manager, U.S. / Oatly

Mike Messersmith leads all aspects of business and brand development in North America for Oatly, which makes vegan, plant-based food and beverage products.

Prior to joining Oatly and launching it in the U.S., Mr. Messersmith held a variety of marketing and commercial roles at The Nature’s Bounty Co., Chobani, and PepsiCo. Before starting his career in CPG, he served as an officer in the Navy in a variety of roles, including nuclear engineering management on aircraft carriers.

Mr. Messersmith earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, a master’s degree in engineering management from Old Dominion University, and his undergraduate degree from Duke University.