Pierre Ferrari


President and CEO, Heifer International

Pierre Ferrari joined Heifer International in 2010 with more than 40 years of business experience. Ferrari is leading Heifer to scale its programs and accelerate rural market growth to help 4 million families achieve living incomes by 2020. Heifer is using its proven community development approach and livestock expertise to help farmers create market demand to lift them out of poverty.

He worked for many years at Coca-Cola USA, before deciding in 1995 to focus his energies and business acumen on social issues. He is using his skills and aptitude to invest in and partner with people living in poverty to help them achieve self-sufficiency, independence, and health – goals that directly align with Heifer's empowerment-oriented mission.

Ferrari is a board member of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund.