Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa (AOA)


Date of birth: 1961
Nationality: American and Swiss
Languages: English, basic levels of Japanese, French, Spanish, German
Other: Married, 2 children

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  • January 2019  Executive Vice President Nestlé S.A., Chief Executive Officer Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa (AOA)
  • August 2018  Executive Vice President Nestlé S.A., Head of Group Human Resources & Business Services
  • October 2014 Executive Vice President Nestlé S.A., Nestlé  Business Excellence
  • 2011 Executive Vice President Nestlé S.A., Head of Zone Americas: United States of America, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean
  • 2007 Market Head, Nestlé Japan
  • 2001 Deputy Executive Vice President, Nestec S.A., GLOBE Programme Director, Strategic Supply Chain, eNestlé
  • 1998 Market Head, Nestlé Taiwan
  • 1995 Senior Area Manager, Asia Region, Nestlé Waters, Paris
  • 1993 Business Unit Manager, Refreshment Beverages Business Unit, Nestlé Japan
  • 1991 Marketing Manager, Friskies PetCare Business Unit, Nestlé Japan
  • 1989 Category Manager, Friskies PetCare Division, Nestlé USA
  • 1988 New Products Manager, Culinary Products Division and Refrigerated Products Division, Nestlé USA
  • Since 1983 Carnation Brands Division



  • MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles, CA (USA)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA (USA)



  • Treasurer, Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce (CH)


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