Jochen Pinsker is Senior Vice President Foodservice Europe of The NPD Group Inc. He started as an Account Manager in Germany in 1998, supporting The NPD Group's first clients in the country. His regional and functional responsibility grew over the years and as Director Foodservice Europe and later as Senior Vice President Foodservice Europe, he has grown NPD’s foodservice business from two to six countries in Europe.
Jochen currently supports NPD’s clients and partners as Foodservice Industry Advisor and is in charge of NPD’s future vision to best track the industry.
Jochen has a Master's degree in Sports-Management. He started his career managing professional sports organizations. He has been working in the foodservice market since 1996 with experience in event catering before joining the research business.