Since January 2017, Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé. Joined the company in September 2016. 2003-16, Chief Executive Officer, Fresenius Group. Joined Fresenius in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer, Fresenius Medical Care. 1989-2001, held several senior executive positions with the Haniel Group, a privately held, diversified German multinational company. Graduate degree in Finance and Accounting and Doctoral degree in Business Administration, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland; MBA, Harvard University. Member of the WEF Board of Trustees; Member of the Board Consumer Goods Forum; Member European Roundtable for Industry.