Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
François-Xavier Roger empowers Nestlé's businesses to work better and more efficiently through sound financial management.
François-Xavier joined Nestlé S.A. in July 2015 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has vast knowledge of the Finance & Control area and extensive insight and experience of different geographies and industries, in particular food and pharma. François-Xavier has a truly international perspective, having lived and worked in France, the United States, South Africa, Mexico, Singapore, Luxembourg and Japan.
François-Xavier came to Nestlé from Takeda Pharmaceutical, Tokyo, where he was Chief Financial Officer from 2013 to 2015.
From 2000 to 2008 he worked as Chief Financial Officer for Danone Asia, after which he was Head of Finance, Treasury and Tax for the Danone Group based in Paris. From 2008 to 2013, he was Chief Financial Officer of Millicom, a NASDAQ listed, global mobile phone operator based in Luxembourg.
François-Xavier, a French citizen, has a degree in accounting from Audencia Business School and an MBA from Ohio State University, USA.