Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

CV as per end of term

Personal Data

Nationality: Austrian
Year of Birth: November 13, 1944


Economics at the University of World Trade in Vienna

Professional career

  • 1968
    Nestlé, Austria
    Specialist for new products
  • 1970-1980
    Nestlé, Chile 
    first as national Sales Manager 
    later as Director of Marketing
  • 1981
    Nestlé Ecuador
    Managing Director
  • 1983
    Nestlé Venezuela S.A.
    Chairman and Managing Director
  • 1987
    Nestlé, International headquarters Vevey
    Senior Vice President, Culinary Products Division, Nestlé S.A.
  • 1992
    Nestlé S.A. 
    Executive Vice President, worldwide responsibility for Strategic Business Group 2, Marketing, Communication and Public Affairs
  • 1997
    Nestlé S.A.
    Chief Executive Officer
  • 2001
    Nestlé S.A. 
    Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO
  • 2005
    Nestlé S.A. 
    Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO

Other Directorships (Member of the Board Directors) and other functions

  • Cereal Partners Worldwide: Co-Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Credit Suisse Group: Member of the Board of Directors
  • L'Oréal S.A., France: Vice Chairman
  • World Economic Forum, Switzerland: Member of the Foundation Board
  • Member of the European Roundtable of Industrialists (ERT)