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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 275,000 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.
Marco heads Nestlé’s team in Europe. He believes in the power of good food to benefit health and has called for transparency through the widespread adoption of the Nutri-Score initiative.
François-Xavier empowers Nestlé's businesses to work better and more efficiently through sound financial management.
Magdi has extensive experience in the manufacturing and technical area. He is working to make Nestlé's supply chain and production better and more sustainable, day by day.
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.
Greg is leading innovation at the intersection of nutrition and science, enabling people around the world to live healthier lives.
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.
David is driving Nestlé’s coffee strategy and strengthening the company's leadership position in this important category.
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
Nomination Committee
Audit Committee

Elected to the Board 2012

Nationality: French
Chair's and Corporate Governance Committee
Audit Committee

Elected to the Board 2015

Nationality: Swiss
Chair's and Corporate Governance Committee
Compensation Committee

Elected to the Board 2018

Nationality: Spanish


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

Secretary to the Board of Directors