Paul Bulcke

Personal Data

Nationality: Belgian and Swiss
Year of Birth: September 8, 1954

Studies

  • 1972 - 1976
    University of Louvain (Belgium) - Commercial Engineer
  • 1976 - 1977
    Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium) - Post Graduate in Management
  • 1995
    Programme for Executive Development, IMD Switzerland

Professional Career

  • 1977 - 1979
    Scott Graphics International, Bornem (Belgium) Financial analyst
  • since 1979
    Nestlé Group, Vevey (Switzerland)
  • 1979 - 1980
    Nestlé S.A. Marketing Trainee (Switzerland, Spain, Belgium)
  • 1980 - 1996
    Nestlé Peru, Nestlé Ecuador and Nestlé Chile Marketing, Sales and Division Functions
  • 1996 - 1998
    Nestlé Portugal, Market Head
  • 1998 - 2000
    Nestlé Czech and Slovak Republic, Market Head
  • 2000- 2004
    Nestlé Germany, Frankfurt am Main, Market Head
  • 2004 - 2008
    Executive Vice President, Nestlé S.A.
    Zone Director for Zone Americas: 
    United States of America, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean
  • 2008 - 2016
    Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé S.A.
  • Since 2017
    Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestlé S.A.

Other Activities / Memberships

  • Chairman, Strategic Advisory Board, Nestlé Skin Health S.A.
  • Chairman, Strategic Advisory Board, Nestlé Health Science S.A.
  • Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, L'Oréal (France)
  • Member, International Business Council, World Economic Forum (WEF)
  • Member, European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT)
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Avenir Suisse