Patrice Bula

Executive Vice President Head of Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales & Nespresso at Nestlé SA

Patrice Bula

Patrice Bula

Executive Vice President Head of Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales & Nespresso at Nestlé SA

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Career Highlights

Cokoladovny AS

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713

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

01/01/1956

Age

64

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Former President of NCH USA at Valassis Communications, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President & Head of Zone EMENA at Nestlé SA

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Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer Zone Americas (United States of America, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean) at Nestlé SA

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Deputy Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé Health Science at Nestlé SA

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Chief Executive Officer-Asia, Oceania & Africa Zone at Nestlé SA

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Co-Chairman of Supervisory Board at Cereal Partners Worldwide

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Former Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President at Nestlé SA

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Nestlé SA

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Executive Chairman at PIQUR Therapeutics AG

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Secretary to the Board of Directors Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Governance, Compliance & Corporate Services at Nestlé SA

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Patrice Bula
Executive Vice President Head of Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales & Nespresso at Nestlé SA
Education
MSc in Economic Sciences

HEC Lausanne, the Business and Economics Faculty of the University of Lausanne, trains the leaders and managers of tomorrow. Now over a hundred years old, it prides itself on values of excellence, responsibility and international openness. The Faculty holds several international agreements and features prominently in world rankings for the quality of its academic programmes and its research. It also benefits from the attractiveness and economic dynamism of the Geneva region, while being located in an exceptional setting on the shores of Lake Geneva. With its own international relations office and careers centre, the Faculty smoothes the transition into the world of work by offering international exchange programmesas well as advice on careers and offers of internships and employment opportunities. Throughout the year, the large number of student associations affiliated to the Faculty organise varied activities, fostering the personal development of students and encouraging them to get involved in the life of the campus.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
1995 - 1997
Marketing Director
1989 - 1995

Nestle Taiwan Ltd., part of Nestlé SA, is a Taiwanese company located in Taipei specializing in dairy products, except dried or canned.

Manager-Food Business Unit
1983 - Prior

Nestlé Japan Ltd. markets and sells confectionery and beverages. It offers product development services. The company is headquartered in Kobe, Japan.

Boards & Committees
Director
2019 - Current

Novartis AG is a holding company, which engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of healthcare products. It operates through the following segments: Innovative Medicines, Sandoz, and Corporate. The Innovative Medicines segment researches, develops, manufactures, distributes and sells patented pharmaceuticals, and is composed of two business units: Novartis Oncology and Novartis Pharmaceuticals. The Sandoz segment develops, manufactures and markets finished dosage form medicines as well as intermediary products including active pharmaceutical ingredients. The Corporate segment refers to group management and central services. The company was founded on February 29, 1996 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

Member, Executive Board
Current

Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate corporation headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland. It is the largest food company in the world, measured by revenues and other metrics, since 2014. It ranked No. 64 on the Fortune Global 500 in 2017 and No. 33 on the 2016 edition of the Forbes Global 2000 list of largest public companies. Nestlé's products include baby food, medical food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee and tea, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, frozen food, pet foods, and snacks. Twenty-nine of Nestlé's brands have annual sales of over CHF1 billion (about US$1.1 billion), including Nespresso, Nescafé, Kit Kat, Smarties, Nesquik, Stouffer's, Vittel, and Maggi. Nestlé has 447 factories, operates in 189 countries, and employs around 339,000 people. It is one of the main shareholders of L'Oreal, the world's largest cosmetics company. Nestlé was formed in 1905 by the merger of the Anglo-Swiss Milk Company, established in 1866 by brothers George and Charles Page, and Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé, founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé. The company grew significantly during the First World War and again following the Second World War, expanding its offerings beyond its early condensed milk and infant formula products. The company has made a number of corporate acquisitions, including Crosse & Blackwell in 1950, Findus in 1963, Libby's in 1971, Rowntree Mackintosh in 1988, Klim in 1998, and Gerber in 2007. The company has seen various controversies, facing criticism and boycotts over its marketing of baby formula as an alternative to breastfeeding in developing countries, its reliance on child labour in cocoa production, and its production and promotion of bottled water.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW S.A.) was founded as a joint venture between General Mills Inc. and Nestlé S.A. to produce and sell ready-to-eat breakfast cereals worldwide outside the United States and Canada. It leverages the strengths of its two partners. Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, Cereal Partners Worldwide has 16 factories and employs over 4000 people all over the world. CPW has a strong portfolio of over 50 brands -including the Fitness® franchise, Cheerios®, Chocapic® and Nesquik®-- with sales in over 140 countries worldwide. The company has a track record of strong volume growth, as well as sales and market share development

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