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. Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, Cereal Partners Worldwide. Member of the Board, Consumer Goods Forum; Member of the Advisory Board, Swiss Innovation Park.