Cyrille Jannet is Managing Director of Keurig Trading since 2015 where he oversees all green coffee procurement & sourcing activities for Keurig Green Mountain and Keurig Canada.
He began his career in coffee nearly 20 years ago in the highlands of Chiapas as a trader with Amsa, a leading Mexican coffee exporting company, part of Ecom Group. Cyrille's first 10 years were dedicated to learning everything about growing, processing and exporting green coffee from the different regions of Chiapas, Veracruz & Oaxaca. Engaging with coffee farmers through long term partnerships and intense negotiations was truly inspiring for him.
Following this Mr. Jannet joined United Coffee in Geneva Switzerland as a Senior Buyer. After United Coffee was acquired by UCC Holdings in 2012 he served as Group Buying Director. UCC is the leading European private label roasting company with direct presence in 5 countries. (France, CH, UK, Spain, Netherlands).
Mr. Jannet is a licensed Q Arabica & Robusta Grader, and a certified Green Coffee Professional (Coffee Diploma System from SCA Europe). He finds every morning at the Keurig Trading SCAA Campus lab to be a privilege and a learning experience, cupping lovely coffees from all around the world.
Recently Mr. Jannet joined Coffee Quality Institute, as a board member and is a founding member of the new association, SCA Switzerland, promoting specialty coffee in Romandie (the French spoken part of Switzerland). He is also a board member, and serving as Vice President of SCTA (Swiss Coffee Trade Association based in Geneva, Switzerland).
Mr. Jannet has two children and enjoys outdoor activities such as skiing, tennis and triathlons.