GOVERNANCE / Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestlé S.A., 2030 WRG Governing Council Chair
 

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestlé S.A.
Elected to the Board 2008

Date of birth: 1954
Nationality: Belgian and Swiss

Career
  • 2017 Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestlé S.A.
  • 2008 – 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé S.A.
  • 2004 – 2008 Executive Vice President, Nestlé S.A. Zone Director for Zone Americas: United States of America, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean
  • 2000 – 2004 Nestlé Germany, Market Head
  • 1998 – 2000 Nestlé Czech and Slovak Republic, Market Head
  • 1996 – 1998 Nestlé Portugal, Market Head
  • 1980 – 1996 Nestlé Peru, Nestlé Ecuador and Nestlé Chile Marketing, Sales and Division Functions
  • 1979 – 1980 Nestlé S.A. Marketing Trainee (Switzerland, Spain, Belgium)
  • Since 1979 Nestlé Group, Vevey (Switzerland)
  • 1977 – 1979 Scott Graphics International, Bornem (Belgium) Financial analyst
Education
  • 1995 Program for Executive Development, IMD Switzerland
  • 1976 – 1977 Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium) – Post Graduate in Management
  • 1972 – 1976 University of Louvain (Belgium) – Commercial Engineer
Mandates
  • Chairman, Nestlé S.A. (CH)
  • Chairman, Strategic Advisory Board, Nestlé Skin Health S.A. (CH)
  • Chairman, Strategic Advisory Board, Nestlé Health Science S.A. (CH)
  • Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, L’Oréal (FR)
  • Board Member, Roche Holding Ltd. (CH)
  • Member, International Business Council, World Economic Forum – WEF
  • Member, European Round Table of Industrialists – ERT
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Avenir Suisse