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Conférence de l'Institutmardi 10 mai 2011, 18:30Nexus: Water-Food-Energy

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Chairman of Nestlé S.A.


  • April 2008 handed over the office of CEO and is now Chairman of Nestlé S.A.
  • 2005 elected Chairman of the Board of Nestlé S.A.
  • 2001 elected Vice Chairman of the Board of Nestlé S.A.
  • 1997 at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Nestlé S.A., Mr. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe was elected Member of the Board of Directors. On the same day, the Board appointed him Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé S.A.
  • 1992 appointed Executive Vice President of Nestlé S.A. with worldwide leadership of strategic business groups while simultaneously being in charge of Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs. In this role, he devised and implemented Nestlé's brand strategy, consisting of a clear hierarchy of strategic brands on the global, regional and local level.
  • 1987 transferred to Nestlé's international headquarters in Vevey as Senior Vice President in charge of the Culinary Products Division, with a worldwide responsibility for that sector.
  • 1983 appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé Venezuela.
  • 1981 appointed Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé Ecuador.
  • 1970 national Sales Manager, later Director of Marketing, Nestlé Chile.
  • 1968 joined the Nestlé Group's operating company in Austria. There, Mr. Brabeck-Letmathe started as a salesman, later becoming a specialist for new products. 


  • Degree In Economics at the University of World Trade, Vienna

Board memberships

  • Vice Chairman, L'Oréal (FR)
  • Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse Group (CH)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Delta Topco Limited, Jersey
  • Board member, Exxon Company,Texas

Honors and awards

  • La Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca
  • Schumpeter Prize for outstanding contribution in Economics
  • Austrian Cross of Honour for service to the Republic of Austria

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Auditorium Jacques-Freymond, 132 rue de Lausanne, Site Barton
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Contact information Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of Nestlé S.A.
Event type Seminar
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Geographical coverage Switzerland,
Address Auditorium Jacques-Freymond, 132 rue de Lausanne, Site Barton, Genève
Target audience National
Period 10/05/2011
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH