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Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke

Experienced Chairman: SMI, Stoxx Europe 50, Private Sector, Public Sector
Experienced CEO: Public Sector

  • 24 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in consumer goods, food, beverages and hygiene/beauty care
  • Experience as Corporate Governance Committee Chair, Audit Committee member, Compensation Committee member, Human Resources Committee member, Nomination Committee member, Sustainability Committee member, Strategy Committee member
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Current Positions

Paul Bulcke is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestlé S.A., having been CEO until 2016. He is also Chairperson of Nestlé Science & Technology Advisory Board, Vice-Chairman of L’Oréal and a Board member of Roche Holding Ltd. 

Industry Knowledge

Professional experience from positions in the food, beverage and hygiene/beauty care industries at Nestlé. Paul has 24 years of senior leadership experience including 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 territory. In 2008 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and 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. 

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Sir Tom McKillop

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