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Changes in the Executive Board of NestlÚ

June 14, 2018 --



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Vevey, June 14, 2018



Changes in the Executive Board of NestlÚ

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 NestlÚ.

After joining NestlÚ 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 NestlÚ business in Hong Kong, marketing division manager in Malaysia and Market Head of NestlÚ 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 NestlÚ 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 NestlÚ.

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 NestlÚ. Peter Vogt has always been passionate about building talent and teams and served as a role model for many of his colleagues, exemplifying NestlÚ's values rooted in respect. The NestlÚ Board of Directors sincerely thanks Peter Vogt for his outstanding service over the past 38 years.

The Board of Directors of NestlÚ S.A. has appointed Chris Johnson, currently Head of NestlÚ 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 NestlÚ. He joined the company as a marketing trainee in the Carnation Company in 1983. After various roles at NestlÚ USA and in Japan, Chris Johnson moved to NestlÚ Waters in 1995 as Senior Area Manager for the Asia region. In 1998, he was appointed as Market Head of NestlÚ 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 NestlÚ Business Excellence.

Chris Johnson has a deep understanding of NestlÚ, 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.




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