14.06.2018 17:45:46

Press Release: Nestle: Changes in the Executive Board of Nestlé

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Vevey, June 14, 2018

Changes in the Executive Board of Nestlé

Peter Vogt, Head of Group Human Resources and Member of the Group

Executive Board, will take a well-deserved retirement at the end of July

2018 after a long and distinguished career of 38 years at Nestlé.

After joining Nestlé in 1980, Peter Vogt embarked on a career rich

in international experience. Amongst other roles he was a product

specialist in Japan, manager of the Nestlé business in Hong Kong,

marketing division manager in Malaysia and Market Head of Nestlé

Sri Lanka. In 1996, Peter Vogt took over the leadership of the Swiss

frozen food & ice cream business. He was appointed Market Head of the

Nestlé Nordic region in 2000. He returned to Asia in 2005 as Market

Head in Indonesia and later became Market Head in Malaysia and

Singapore. On March 1, 2013, Peter Vogt was appointed Head of Group

Human Resources for Nestlé.

During his tenure as Head of Group Human Resources, Peter Vogt

strengthened the business focus of the HR function and was instrumental

in fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion at Nestlé. Peter

Vogt has always been passionate about building talent and teams and

served as a role model for many of his colleagues, exemplifying

Nestlé's values rooted in respect. The Nestlé Board of

Directors sincerely thanks Peter Vogt for his outstanding service over

the past 38 years.

The Board of Directors of Nestlé S.A. has appointed Chris Johnson,

currently Head of Nestlé Business Excellence and Member of the

Group Executive Board, to succeed Peter Vogt as Head of Group Human

Resources. Effective August 1, 2018, Chris Johnson will assume his new

responsibilities in addition to his current ones, as Head of Group Human

Resources & Business Services.

Chris Johnson has his roots at Nestlé. He joined the company as a

marketing trainee in the Carnation Company in 1983. After various roles

at Nestlé USA and in Japan, Chris Johnson moved to Nestlé

Waters in 1995 as Senior Area Manager for the Asia region. In 1998, he

was appointed as Market Head of Nestlé Taiwan. From 2000, Chris

Johnson led the worldwide development and implementation of IT business

solutions. He then became Market Head in Japan in 2007, and was

appointed Head of Zone Americas in January 2011. Since October 2014,

Chris Johnson has headed Nestlé Business Excellence.

Chris Johnson has a deep understanding of Nestlé, its markets and

corporate functions. He is passionate about developing people and teams.

The Board of Directors wishes him every success in his new role.

Contacts:

Media: Christoph Meier Tel.: +41 21 924 22 00

Investors: Luca Borlini Tel.: +41 21 924 35 09

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Source: Nestlé S.A. via Globenewswire

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Nestlé S.A.

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