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Our leadership team

Nestlé Chairman and Nestlé CEO at Nestlé HQ

Nestlé management and general organization

Most of Nestlé’s food and beverage business is managed in five zones – North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa (AOA), plus Greater China. The exceptions are our globally managed businesses, which include Nespresso and Nestlé Health Science, as well as joint ventures such as Cereal Partners Worldwide and Froneri.

Take a look at our leadership team and find out more about their roles and responsibilities within the Nestlé Group.

The day-to-day management of the Nestlé business is taken care of by our Executive Board. The designated Executive Board Members manage diverse parts of the global business.

Executive Board

Mark became Nestlé's Chief Executive Officer in 2017. Together with the company's 270,000 associates in 188 countries, he strives to enhance quality of life through the power of food with Nestlé’s 2,000+ brands.

Laurent leads Nestlé's Latin America team with a passion for people, innovation, sustainability and youth employment.

Stefan leads Nestlé's R&D activities to deliver nutritious, healthy, sustainable and affordable food and beverage innovation globally.

Béatrice Guillaume-Grabisch

Béatrice has a passion for people, corporate values, diversity and inclusion. She is strongly focused on ensuring a workplace where each and every employee is respected, accepted and understood.

Leanne is helping Nestlé achieve its business and sustainability goals, to make a difference in a rapidly changing economic and regulatory environment.

Over his 36 years with Nestlé, Bernard has held senior leadership roles in marketing, commercial and general management. He has a passion for brands and sustainability.

Steve steers Zone North America, and is Market Head for the U.S., Nestlé's largest market in the world. A people-centered leader, Steve helped turn Nestlé USA into an engine for profitable growth.

Remy leads a business committed to delivering affordable accessible nutrition to consumers in more than 110 countries, ensuring Nestlé products have a place in their daily diet.

David is deepening the Zone Greater China's focus on nutrition, health and innovation, based on consumer insights and sustainable development.

Stephanie is focused on operational excellence at Nestlé to deliver exceptional and sustainable production across its whole supply chain.

David is driving Nestlé’s coffee strategy and strengthening the company's leadership position in this important category.

Anna has significant experience in Strategy, Finance and Control in different industries and geographies.

Sanjay looks after organic and inorganic growth initiatives, including portfolio management, the identification and execution of M&A transactions, and external partnerships and licensing agreements.

Lisa is responsible for building trust and partnership through media relations, public affairs, corporate digital content, and internal communications.

Our Board of Directors is the ultimate governing body of the company. It is responsible for the long-term strategy and the ultimate supervision of the Group. The Board also oversees the Group’s economic, social and environmental sustainability.

Board of Directors

Chair's and Corporate Governance Committee
Nomination Committee

Elected to the Board 2008

Nationality: Belgian and Swiss

Chair's and Corporate Governance Committee

Elected to the Board 2017

Nationality: American and German

Chair's and Corporate Governance Committee
Compensation Committee
Nomination Committee

Elected to the Board 2018

Nationality: Spanish

 

Chair's and Corporate Governance Committee
Audit Committee

Elected to the Board 2015

Nationality: Swiss

Compensation Committee
Sustainability Committee
Chair's and Corporate Governance Committee

Elected to the Board 2019

Nationality: Dutch

Hanne Jimenez de Mora

Chair's and Corporate Governance Committee
Sustainability Committee

Elected to the Board 2020

Nationality: Swiss

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

Sustainability Committee

Elected to the Board 2021

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Audit Committee

Elected to the Board 2022

Nationality: Italian and American

Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch

Nomination Committee

Elected to the Board 2023

Nationality: Swiss

Audit Committee

Elected to the Board 2024

Nationality: Swiss, British and French

Secretary to the Board of Directors