2016-09-16 11:33Spokespersons

Mike Messersmith, President North America

Mike is the President for Oatly leading all aspects of business and brand development in North America. Oatly makes vegan, plant based food and beverage products made out of oats and was originally founded in Sweden over 25 years ago. Prior to joining Oatly and launching it in the US, Mike held a variety of marketing and commercial roles at The Nature’s Bounty Co, Chobani, and PepsiCo. Before starting his career in CPG, Mike served as an Officer in the Navy in a variety of roles including
nuclear engineering management on aircraft carriers. He has his MBA from Harvard Business School, a Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University, and his undergraduate degree from Duke University. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and their dog.

About Oatly

We are the original Swedish oat drink company built on the idea of change. Our mission is to help people upgrade their everyday lives and the health of the planet by making tasteful oat based food products accessible to a wider audience in a world class manner.


General Manager US
Mike Messersmith