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Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke has spent almost all of his working life with the Nestlé Group, joining the company in 1979.

In 1980 he was responsible for Ecuador and Chile and then moved on to work in Portugal as Market Head, before covering the Czech and Slovak Republic. From 2000 to 2004 he was Market Head for Nestlé Germany.

Mr Bulcke joined the Nestlé Executive Board as Executive Vice President in July 2004, with responsibility for Zone Americas (USA, Canada, Latin America and Caribbean), where he played a decisive role in transforming this region into the Group's largest and most profitable zone.

In 2008, and with a career of almost 30 years with the Nestlé Group, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. At the end of 2016, he handed over the office of CEO and was elected Chairman of the Board of Nestlé SA in April 2017.

Prior to working with Nestlé he worked briefly with Scott Graphics International in Belgium as a Financial Analyst.

Board Mandates

Mr Bulcke is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestlé SA and was elected to the Board in 2008: he is a Member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Nestlé Skin Health SA and of Nestlé Health Science SA.

He is Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, for L'Oréal France and Board Member of Roche Holding Ltd in Switzerland.

Mr Bulcke is a Member of the International Business Council for the World Economic Forum (WEF) and a Member of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT).

He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Avenir Suisse as well as a Member of the Foundation Board of IMD and Co-Chairman of the 2030 Water Resources Group.

 

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