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David Xiqiang Zhang

David Xiqiang Zhang

Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer Zone Greater China (GC)


 

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

David has worked in the pharmaceutical and FMCG industry for nearly 30 years, for Carrier Air Conditioner, Yusai Cosmetics, Wyeth and more. This has afforded him with extensive experience in finance, operation, sales and management.

In 2012, David joined Nestlé as Senior Operation Director of Wyeth Nutrition China, and served as Vice President of Grocery Retail Sales of Nestlé Greater China Region in 2015 and 2016. He was then appointed as Business Executive Officer for Food of Nestlé Greater China Region and Chief Executive Officer of Shanghai Totole Food Ltd.

During his time as CEO of Totole, David led a team dedicated to the research and promotion of Xian science, and drove innovation of products, business models, organizations and processes. He also led the team to actively implement a sustainable development strategy.

In January 2022, David joined the Nestlé S.A. Executive Board as Executive Vice President and CEO of Zone Greater China.

David is a Chinese national. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Shanghai Science and Technology and a Master of Business Administration at the School of Management, Fudan (Hong Kong) University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant of China and a Fellow of CPA Australia.

Date of birth: 1971
Nationality: Chinese
Languages: Chinese, English
Other: Married, 1 child

Career

  • Jan 2022 Executive Vice President Nestlé S.A., Chief Executive Officer Zone Greater China
  • 2021 Business Executive Officer of Food, Greater China
  • 2017 - 2021 Chief Executive Officer, Shanghai Totole Food Ltd.
  • 2015 - 2017 Vice President of Grocery Retail Sales, Greater China Region
  • 2012 - 2015 Senior Operation Director, Wyeth Nutrition China
  • 2012 joined Nestlé S.A.
  • 2009 - 2012 Pfizer Inc., Finance Director, China Mainland & Hong Kong
  • 2000 - 2009 Wyeth Nutrition (China) Co., Ltd., Finance Director, China Mainland & Hong Kong
  • 1997 - 2000 Yusai Cosmetics Ltd., Accounting Manager, Financial Analysis Manager
  • 1995 - 1997 Carrier Air-conditioner Co., Ltd., Accountant

Education

  • 2005 Master of Business Administration, School of Management, Fudan (Hong Kong) University, China
  • 1995 Bachelor of Economics, University of Shanghai Science and Technology

Certificates

  • Certified Public Accountant of China & Fellow of CPA Australia

Mandates

  • Board member, Shanghai Totole Food Co., Ltd.
  • Board member, Sichuan Haoji Food Co., Ltd.

Images

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