German and American

Year of Birth

  • Lic. oec. degree in Finance and Accounting, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (1988)

  • Ph.D. (Dr. oec.), University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (1992)

  • MBA, Harvard Business School, USA (1993)

Haniel Group
Assistant to Haniel Group Executive Board
Various senior executive positions, Halfen GmbH
Vice President Business Development North America
Chief Financial Officer, Gehe UK plc

Fresenius Medical Care, Bad Homburg, Germany: Chief Financial Officer

Fresenius Group, Bad Homburg, Germany: Chief Executive Officer

Nestlé S.A., Vevey, Switzerland: Chief Executive Officer

  • 2014-2017
    Non-executive Director of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

  • 2017-present

    Member, Board of Directors Consumer Goods Forum

  • 2019-present
    Member, Board of Trustees World Economic Forum – WEF

  • 2019-present
    Member, IMD Foundation Board

  • 2022-present
    Member, European Round Table for Industry - ERT

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Nestlé S.A.

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