Thu, May 05 – 2016
Paul Bulcke (born 1954), is a Belgian businessman who was appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of Nestlé on 20 September 2007 and started in his new role in April 2008.
He graduated as a commercial engineer at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and is an alumnus of the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School. He also attended the program for Executive Development at the Swiss leading business school International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne.
n 1979, aged 25, he started working for the Nestlé group and worked in different countries, including Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Portugal, Czech Republic and Germany. Before his appointment as CEO of Nestlé, he was the Head of America (EVP of Americas divisions).
Bulcke has described Nestlé under his tenure as ‘une force tranquille’ (English: ‘calm strength’). He is known for having a reserved, quiet personal manner.
Thu May 05, 2016 - 12:00AM