GOVERNANCE / Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke

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

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. / Director, Zone Americas: United States of America, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean
  • 2000 – 2004: Market Head, Nestlé Germany
  • 1998 – 2000: Market Head, Nestlé Czech and Slovak Republic
  • 1996 – 1998: Market Head, Nestlé Portugal
  • 1980 – 1996: Marketing, Sales, and Division Functions, Nestlé Peru, Nestlé Ecuador, and Nestlé Chile
  • 1979 – 1980: Marketing Trainee, Nestlé S.A. (Switzerland, Spain, Belgium)
  • Since 1979: Nestlé Group (Vevey, Switzerland)
  • 1977 – 1979: Financial Analyst, Scott Graphics International (Bornem, Belgium)
Education
  • 1995: Program for Executive Development, IMD Switzerland
  • 1976 – 1977: Post-Graduate in Management, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium)
  • 1972 – 1976: Commercial Engineer, University of Louvain (Belgium)
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
  • Member, European Round Table of Industrialists
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Avenir Suisse