Changes to the Executive Board of Nestlé S.A.

Back to Press releasesVevey, Switzerland,Nov 20, 2009

Francisco Castañer, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Centre Administration, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Products, will retire on 31 December 2009 after a long and distinguished career with Nestlé spanning 45 years. Francisco Castañer started working for the market research department of Nestlé Spain in 1964. After a number of different positions both in Vevey and Spain, he was appointed Market Head Nestlé Spain in 1986 and joined the Executive Board of Nestlé S.A. in his present capacity in 1997. Francisco Castañer will continue to represent the company on the Boards of Alcon, L'Oréal and Galderma. The Board of Directors of Nestlé S.A. expressed its gratitude for his valuable contribution to the company over the years.

The Board of Directors of Nestlé S.A. has decided to appoint Jean-Marc Duvoisin to the Executive Board as Deputy Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Centre Administration, with effect on 1 January 2010. Jean-Marc Duvoisin joined Nestlé in 1986 and, after holding different responsibilities in the area of marketing and sales, was appointed Ecuador Country Manager in 1999. He became Market Head of the Bolivarian Region (Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela) in 2003 and Market Head of Mexico in 2004. Since 1 May 2007, Jean-Marc Duvoisin has held the post of Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Human Resources.

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