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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

69 2008 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Helmut Maucher

86 2000 Honorary Chairman

Paul Bulcke

60 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

Rolf Haenggi

71 2005 Second Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Andreas Koopmann

62 2005 First Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Wan Martello

55 2012 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Peter Vogt

59 2013 Member of the Executive Board, Deputy Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources and Centre Administration

Stefan Catsicas

56 2013 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Innovation, Technology, Research and Development

Patrice Bula

58 2011 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales and Nespresso

Luis Cantarell

62 2012 Member of the Executive Board, President & Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Health Science SA, Executive Vice President, Head of Nestle Nutrition

Laurent Freixe

52 2008 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President, Zone Director for Europe

Chris Johnson

53 2011 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President, Zone Director for United States of America, Canada, Latin America and Caribbean

Jose Lopez

62 2008 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President Operations and GLOBE

Nandu Nandkishore

56 2011 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President, Zone Director for Asia, Oceania, Africa and Middle East

Martial Rolland

51 2013 Member of the Executive Board, Deputy Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Professional

Marco Settembri

55 2013 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President and Head of Nestle Waters

David Frick

49 2007 Member of the Executive Board, Senior Vice President, Corporate Governance, Compliance and Corporate Services

Daniel Borel

64 2004 Member of the Board of Directors

Eva Cheng

62 2013 Member of the Board of Directors

Henri de Castries

60 2012 Member of the Board of Directors

Titia de Lange

59 2010 Member of the Board of Directors

Beat Hess

64 2008 Member of the Board of Directors

Steven Hoch

60 2006 Member of the Board of Directors

Naina Lal Kidwai

57 2006 Member of the Board of Directors

Jean-Pierre Meyers

66 1991 Member of the Board of Directors

Jean-Pierre Roth

68 Member of the Board of Directors

Ann Veneman

65 2011 Member of the Board of Directors

Roddy Child-Villiers

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Mr. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Nestle SA since April 10, 2008. He is also Chairman of the Chairman's and Corporate Governance Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He has served also as Chief Executive Officer until April 10, 2008. He joined the Nestle Group's operating company in Austria in 1968. From 1970 till 1980, he was national Sales Manager, and later director of Marketing, Nestle Chile. In 1981, he was appointed Managing Director, Nestle Ecuador, and in 1983, he became Managing Director, Nestle Venezuela. In 1987 he was transferred to Nestle's international headquarters in Vevey as Vice President in charge of the Culinary Products Division. By 1992, he became Executive Vice President of Nestle S.A. with worldwide responsibility for Strategic Business Group 2. This encompassed Food, Buitoni, Chocolate and Confectionery, Ice Cream, Petfood, as well as Industrial Products (Aromas). At the same time, he had worldwide responsibility for Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs. In June 1997, he was elected Member of the Board of Directors. On the same day, the Board appointed him Chief Executive Officer of Nestle S.A. In April 2001, the Board of Directors of Nestle S.A. elected him as Vice Chairman of the Board. In April 2005, he was elected Chairman of the Board. He studied economics at the Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien (Wiener Universitaet fuer Welthhandel, Vienna University of World Trade). He serves as Vice Chairman of L’Oreal S.A. He is also Chairman of Delta Topco, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group, and Member of the Board of the Exxon Mobil Corporation. In addition, he is Chairman of the Water Resources Group (WRG), Member of the European Round Table of Industrialists, Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, as well as Member of the Foundation Board of the Verbier Festival.

Helmut Maucher

Mr. Helmut Oswald Maucher has been Honorary Chairman at Nestle SA since May 25, 2000. After graduating from high school, Mr. Maucher completed a commercial apprenticeship at the Nestle factory in Eisenharz, Germany, and was then transferred to Nestle in Frankfurt. Parallel to holding different positions within the Company, he studied at Frankfurt University (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt am Main), where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration. From 1964 until 1980, Mr. Maucher held different management positions within the Nestle Company in Germany and, from 1975 on, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nestle-Gruppe Deutschland, Frankfurt. Finally, on October 1, 1980, he transferred to Nestle in Switzerland as Executive Vice President of Nestle S.A., Vevey, and Member of the Executive Committee. In November 1981, Mr. Maucher was nominated Chief Executive Officer of Nestle S.A. and from June 1, 1990 to June 5, 1997 both Chairman of the Board and CEO. As of June 6, 1997, having relinquished the position of Chief Executive Officer, he continued as Chairman of the Board of Nestle S.A., Vevey, Switzerland. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Stiftung Demoskopie Allensbach, Chairman of the Board of Universitaet Bayern e.V. and Member of the Board of Trustees of Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies. He holds a number of honors and awards, including Preis Soziale Makrtwirtschaft 2004 from Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung e.V. in November 2004. He also Author of Leadership in Action and Management Breviary.

Paul Bulcke

Mr. Paul Bulcke has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at Nestle SA since April 10, 2008. He is Member of the Chairman's and Corporate Governance Committee at the Company. He has served as Chief Executive Officer Designate from September 20, 2007 till April 19, 2008. He has served as Executive Vice President, United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean from 2004 till September 20, 2007. From 1976 till 1977, he attended Post Graduate studies in Management at Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium. He also graduated as Commercial Engineer from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 1976. In 1995, he attended Program for Executive Development at IMD Switzerland. From 1977 till 1979, he has served as Financial Analyst at Scott Graphics International. He joined the Nestle Group in 1979, where, from 1979 till 1980, he has served as Marketing Trainee, from 1980 till 1996, he has held Sales and Division Functions at Nestle Peru, Nestle Ecuador and Nestle Chile, from 1996 till 1998, he has served as Market Head at Nestle Portugal, from 1998 till 2000, he has served as Market Head at Nestle Czech and Slovak Republic, from 2000 till 2004, he has served as Market Head at Nestle Germany. He was Member of the Board of Alcon Inc. Mr. Bulcke serves as Board Member of L’Oreal S.A., France, and as Co-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Cereal Partners Worldwide, Switzerland. Furthermore, he is Board Member of Roche Holding Ltd., Switzerland. He serves on the Board of the Consumer Goods Forum and co-chairs its Governance Committee.

Rolf Haenggi

Mr. Rolf Haenggi has been Second Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Nestle SA since April 14, 2005. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Chairman's and Corporate Governance Committee at the Company. He has served as Member of the Board of Directors from 2004 till April 14, 2005. He graduated in Law from Universitat Basel and from Harvard Business School. In 1970, he has served at Swiss Bank Corporation. In 1971, he has served at Union Bank of Switzerland. In 1975, he has served at Baselland Cantonal Bank. In 1976 he joined Zurich Insurance Company and in 1986 became Member of the Corporate Executive Board and Head of finance and investments in securities, worldwide. He was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Zurich Insurance Company in 1988, serving as Board Member from 1993 to 1997, before becoming a private consultant. In 1996, he was elected to the Board of Roche Holding Ltd, Switzerland and served as Vice Chairman until 2006. From 1994 to April 2009, Mr. Hanggi also served as Chairman of Rud, Blass & Cie AG, Bankers, Switzerland. Presently, he is Member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation Luftbild Schweiz, among others.

Andreas Koopmann

Mr. Andreas N. Koopmann has been First Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Nestle SA since April 14, 2005. He is also Member of the Chairman's and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee at the Company. Since April 23, 2009, he has been Chairman of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He has served as Member of the Board of Directors from 2003 till April 14, 2005. He was educated at IMEDE Lausanne, where he obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree with honors, and at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, where he obtained a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering. From 1979 till 1980, he has served as Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bruno Piatti AG. From 1980 till 1982, he has served as Assistant to Group Executive at Motor Columbus AG. From 1982 till 1989, he has served as Vice President Engineering and Manufacturing at Bobst Group Inc. From 1989 till 2009, he has served at Bobst Group SA, first as Senior Vice President, from 1989 till 1991, then as Member of the Group Executive Committee in charge of Manufacturing, from 1991 till 1994, as Executive Vice President, from 1994 till 1995, as Member of the Board, from 1998 till 2002, and as Chief Executive Officer from 1995 till May 2009. Presently, he serves as Chairman of Georg Fischer AG, as Board Member of Credit Suisse Group, as well as of CSD Group.

Wan Martello

Ms. Wan Ling Martello has been Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Nestle SA since April 1, 2012. She joined the Company's Executive Board as Executive Vice President (EVP) on November 1, 2011. Prior to that, she has worked for Walmart Stores Inc, as EVP, Gobal eCommerce in 2010 and 2011. From 2005 to 2009 she was Senior Vice President (SVP), CFO & Strategy for Walmart International. Prior to Walmart, Ms. Martello built her career in the consumer packaged goods industry. She worked at Kraft in increasingly broader finance roles from 1985 to 1995. She was the Corporate Controller at Borden Foods during its turn-around years owned by KKR in 1995 until 1998. She was the CFO and then the President of the United States-based business of NCH, a former subsidiary of AC Nielsen from 1998 to 2005. Ms. Martello serves on the Board of Committee of 100. She is also Member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Chinese in America. She holds a degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy from the University of the Philippines and a Master of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota.

Peter Vogt

Mr. Peter Robert Vogt is Member of the Executive Board, Deputy Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources and Centre Administration at Nestle SA since March 1, 2013. In his career, he served as Region Head Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad and Nestle Singapore (Pte) Ltd, Head Nestle Ice Cream Europe at Nestlt Switzerland, Region Head at Nestle Nordic, Operations Manager for Zone Europe, Business Executive Manager Ice cream & Frozen Food at Nestle Switzerland, among others. He graduated from Universitaet St. Gallen and studied at London School of Economics, as well as completed Program for Executive Development at IMD Lausanne.

Stefan Catsicas

Mr. Stefan Catsicas is Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Innovation, Technology, Research and Development at Nestle SA since July 1, 2013. In his career, he served as Provost and Executive Vice President of King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) at Thuwal, Saudi Arabia from 2011 to 2013, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at TILOCOR LIFE SCIENCE, Professor of Cellular Engineering, Vice President Research at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Professor of Cell Biology and Director of Institute of Cell Biology and Morphology at Faculty of Medicine of University of Lausanne, among others. He graduated from Universite de Lausanne with Ph.D Neurosciences and Master’s degree in Natural Sciences. He also completed Post-doctoral studies at the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, USA and Senior Management course at London Business School.

Patrice Bula

Mr. Patrice Bula has been Member of the Executive Board and Executive Vice President Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales and Nespresso at Nestle SA since May 1, 2011. He joined Nestle in 1980 and was entrusted with various responsibilities in Marketing and Sales in Kenya, Japan and Taiwan before being promoted to Market Head for Taiwan in 1992, Market Head for Czech Republic in 1995, then Head for the South and Eastern Africa Region in 1997. In 2000 he was appointed Head of Chocolate, Confectionery and Biscuits Strategic Business Unit based at Nestle’s International Headquarters in Vevey. In October 2003, Mr. Bula was transferred as Market Head of Nestlé Germany and in August 2007 he took up the role as Market Head for the Greater China Region. As of May 2010, Mr. Bula was appointed to the Executive Board of Nestle S.A. as Executive Vice President with responsibility for the Strategic Business Units, Marketing and Sales, and Nespresso. Mr. Bula serves as Board Member of Beverage Partners Worldwide S.A., Switzerland, and is a Board Member of both Yinlu Food Group Companies and Hsu Fu Chi Group Companies, China. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economic Sciences from HEC Lausanne University and completed a Program for Executive Development at the IMD Lausanne.

Luis Cantarell

Mr. Luis Cantarell has been Member of the Executive Board, President & Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Health Science SA, Executive Vice President and Head of Nestle Nutrition at Nestle SA since December 1, 2012. He was Executive Vice President, United States, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean at Nestle SA till 2010. He joined the Information Systems Unit of Nestle Spain in 1976. In 1982, he moved to the Product Management area, working in different product categories, mainly Culinary and Nescafe. In 1987, after a brief responsibility as a Sales Area Manager, he was appointed Head of Coffee Marketing and later Head of the Nutrition Division of Nestle Spain. He then transferred to the Nestle headquarters, where he took worldwide responsibility for Coffee Marketing within the Coffee & Beverages Strategic Business Unit. Mr. Cantarell went back to Spain, in 1996, and started to run the Coffee, Culinary & Foodservices Division, and was member of the Nestle Spain Management Committee. By 1998, he took over the position of Managing Director of the Nestle operating company in Portugal and, in 2001, was nominated Senior Vice President in charge of the Group's Nutrition Strategic Business Division, Nestec S.A. In 2003, Mr. Cantarell was appointed Deputy Executive Vice President and in November 2005, was made Executive Vice President for Zone Europe. He is Board Member of Accera, Inc., and is Member of the Strategic Committee of Galderma Pharma SA. He graduated from Universitat de Barcelona in Economic Sciences. He undertook Senior Finance Program in Barcelona and Program for Executive Development and IMD Switzerland.

Laurent Freixe

Mr. Laurent Freixe has been Member of the Executive Board and Executive Vice President, Zone Director for Europe at Nestle SA since November 2008. In 1999, he was appointed Head of the Nutrition Division, Nestle France and he became Market Head of Nestle Hungary in 2003. In 2007, he was appointed Market Head of the Iberian region taking responsibility for Spain and Portugal. He graduated from Ecole de Hautes Etudes Commerciales du Nord (EDHEC), Lille, France, specializing in marketing and has completed the Program for Executive Development, IMD, Switzerland. He is Chairman of Beverage Partners Worldwide S.A. in Switzerland as well as Board Member of Lactalis Nestle Produits Frais S.A.S. in France and Member of the Supervisory Board of Cereal Partners Worldwide, Switzerland. In addition, Mr. Freixe is Member of the Domestic and Foreign Investment Advisory Council of Ukraine, Vice Chairman of Association des Industries de Marque (AIM) in Belgium, Member of the Board of FoodDrinkEurope and Member of the Executive Board of ECR Europe in Belgium.

Chris Johnson

Mr. Chris Johnson has been Member of the Executive Board and Executive Vice President, Zone Director for United States of America, Canada, Latin America and Caribbean at Nestle SA since January 1, 2011. He graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a Masters of Business Administration degree in Marketing, in June 1988, and from Occidental College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in June, 1983. He started his career with Nestle in 1983 as a marketing trainee at Carnation Inc. During his first eight years, he took on increasing responsibilities mainly in the commercial area, at Nestle USA and then, from 1991, in Japan. Senior Area Manager for the Asian region of Nestle Waters in Paris from 1995, he was then transferred to Taiwan in 1998 as Market Head. He has served as Deputy Executive Vice President, GLOBE Program, Information Systems, Supply Chain, eNestle from 2000 till 2007. In 2007, he has served as Market Head at Nestle Japan. Mr. Johnson is Co-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Dairy Partners Americas and Member of the Supervisory Board of Cereal Partners Worldwide, Switzerland. In addition, he is Board Member of the Swiss-Latin American Chamber of Commerce and Treasurer of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce.

Jose Lopez

Mr. Jose Lopez has been Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President Operations and GLOBE at Nestle SA since 2008. He is responsible for Operations, including Procurement, Production, Supply Chain, Health and Safety, Environment, Quality Management, and Engineering of the Company. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer at Nestle Japan Group. In addition, he was Managing Director at Nestle Malaysia Bhd, Head of Region Malaysia/Singapore, Executive Director of Operations in Oceania in charge of technical division, supply chain operations and export and also Technical Director at Nestle Australia. Mr. Lopez is Member of the Supervisory Board of Cereal Partners Worldwide, Switzerland. Presently, he is Chairman of the Management Board of GS1 (formerly EAN International) in Belgium and Member of the Advisory Board of the University of Cambridge’s Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL). He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Geneva, Switzerland from 1974. He attended, in 1992 and in 1998, Advanced Management Program at IMD Lausanne (International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne), Switzerland.

Nandu Nandkishore

Mr. Nandu Nandkishore has been Member of the Executive Board and Executive Vice President, Zone Director for Asia, Oceania, Africa and Middle East at Nestle SA since October 2011. Prior to that, he served as Member of the Executive Board and Deputy Executive Vice President Nestle S.A., Head of Nestle Nutrition at Nestle SA from October 2010. He graduated from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi with a Masters of Business Administration, in 1982, and from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1980. In 2009, he has served as Global Business Head of Infant Nutrition. In 2005, he has served as Market Head Nestle Philippines. In 2003, he has served as Market Head Nestle Indonesia. In 2000, he has served as Marketing and Sales Director Nestle Indonesia. In 1999, he has served as Marketing Adviser in the Chocolate, Confectionery & Biscuits special business unit at Nestle headquarters. In 1990, he has served as Head of Confectionery Business Unit Nestle Indonesia. In 1989, he joined the Company in India. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of both P.T. Nestle Indonesia and P.T. Nestle Indofood Citarasa Indonesia and Board Member of Hsu Fu Chi International Holdings Ltd., China. In addition, Mr. Nandkishore is Board Member of Osem Investments Ltd., Israel and Member of the Supervisory Board of Cereal Partners Worldwide S.A.

Martial Rolland

Mr. Martial G. Rolland is Member of the Executive Board, Deputy Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Professional at Nestle SA since May 1, 2013. In his career, he served as Market Head at Nestle France, Senior Vice President responsible for Africa, Middle East, Turkey and Pakistan at Nestle SA, Market Head for Nestle South Asia, and Nestle Turkey and Central Asia. He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with Master of Business Administration and holds diploma (Master) in International Management from Institut Commercial de Nancy. He also completed Program for Executive Development at IMD Lausanne.

Marco Settembri

Mr. Marco Settembri is Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President and Head of NestleWaters at Nestle SA since December 1, 2013. He joined the Company in 1987 and has served as European Marketing Director at Friskies Europe, South Europe Director at Friskies Europe, South Europe Director of Nestle Purina PetCare Europe, Chief Executive Officer of Sanpellegrino, Nestle Waters in Italy and Market Head of Nestle in Italy as well as Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Purina PetCare Europe. He graduated from Luigi Bocconi University (Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi) with Business Degree.

David Frick

Mr. David P. Frick has been Member of the Executive Board, Senior Vice President, Corporate Governance, Compliance and Corporate Services at Nestle SA since 2007. He has served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Governance and Compliance and General Secretary at Nestle SA from 2007. He began his career in 1991 at the Meilen District Court in Zurich and as an assistant to the Banking Law Chair at Zurich University Law School. From 1994, he was an attorney in the International Corporate and Litigation practice groups of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, the New York law firm. In 1999, he became Group General Counsel and Managing Director of Credit Suisse Group, Zurich, where he was appointed Member of the Executive Board and served as the company’s Head of Legal and Compliance. Mr. Frick joined Nestle S.A. in 2006. He is Member of the Board of economiesuisse and chairs its Legal Commission. He also represents Nestle SA at SwissHoldings and serves on the SIX Regulatory Board, the Committee on Extraterritoriality for the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris and the Legal Committee for the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. He graduated from Harvard University in 2005, obtained Master of Legal Letters degree in Law, in 1994, and also graduated from Universitaet Zuerich in Law in 1990, among others.

Daniel Borel

Mr. Daniel Borel has been Member of the Board of Directors of Nestle SA since 2004. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee at the Company. He graduated from Stanford University with a Masters degree in Computer Science and from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology with a Masters degree in Physics and a Doctor title in 1992. In 1981, he co-founded Logitech. From 1982 till 1988, he has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Logitech S.A. From 1988 till 1992, he has served as Chairman of Logitech International S.A. From 1992 till 1998, he has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Logitech International S.A. From 1998 till 2008, he has served as Chairman of Logitech International S.A. In 1988, he was awarded Swiss Entrepreneur of the Year (Branco Weiss award). He is President of the EPFL Plus Foundation and serves as Chairman of swissUp, a Foundation for Excellence in Education in Switzerland, and is Member of the Board of Defitech Foundation, Switzerland.

Eva Cheng

Ms. Eva Cheng is Member of the Board of Directors at Nestle SA since 2013. In her career, she has served as Board Member at Trinity Limited and Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad until 2014, Board Member at Esprit Holdings Ltd and Haier Electronics Group Co. Ltd. From 2005 to 2011 she was Corporate Executive Vice President responsible for Greater China and Southeast Asia Region at Amway Corporation. Moreover, she has been Member of the Guangdong Commission of China's People Political Consultative Conference, Member of the Executive Committee at All-China Women's Federation, and Permanent Honorary Director at the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce. She holds B.A.(Hon) and MBA degrees from the University of Hong Kong.

Henri de Castries

Mr. Henri de Castries has been Member of the Board of Directors at Nestle SA since 2012. He is Member of the Company’s Audit Committee. He started his career in the French Finance Ministry Inspection Office, auditing government agencies from 1980to 1984. In 1984, he joined the French Treasury Department. As of 1989, he joined AXA Corporate Finance Division. Two years later, he was appointed Senior Executive Vice President for the Group’s asset management, financial and real-estate business. Mr. de Castries was Chairman of the AXA Management Board from May 2000 to April 2010. Since April 2010, following a modification of the corporate governance structure, he is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AXA. In addition to his professional duties, Mr. de Castries is Chairman of AXA Hearts in Action, AXA’s volunteer community outreach program and is Member of the Board of the Association pour l’aide aux jeunes infirmes, an organisation dedicated to helping disabled youth, as well as Member of the Board of the Musee du Louvre, France. Furthermore, he has been appointed Officer of the French Legion d’Honneur (Legion d’Honneur) and Officer of the French National Order of Merit (Ordre national du Merite).

Titia de Lange

Ms. Titia de Lange has been Member of the Board of Directors of Nestle SA since 2010. She passed Doctoral exams with highest honors at Universiteit van Amsterdam and National Institute for Medical Research in 1981. In 1981, she also obtained Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Biochemistry, cum laude, at Universiteit van Amsterdam and The Netherlands Cancer Institute in 1981. From 1985 till 1990, she has served as Postdoctoral Fellow at UCSF. From 1990 till 1994, she has served as Assistant Professor at The Rockefeller University. From 1994 till 1997, she has served as Associate Professor at The Rockefeller University. In 1997, she became Professor at The Rockefeller University. In 1999, she became Leon Hess Professor at The Rockefeller University. In 2006, she became Associate Director at Anderson Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University. From 1995 till 2000, she held Rita Allen Award. From 2000 till 2004, she held Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar Award. From 2000 till 2001, she has served as President of the Harvey Society. In 2000, she was elected Member and Correspondent of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences. In 2001, she was elected Foreign Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization and was awarded Paul Marks Award. She became American Cancer Society Research Professor in 2010, among others.

Beat Hess

Dr. Beat W. Hess, Ph.D., has been Member of the Board of Directors at Nestle SA since April 10, 2008. He is Member of the Chairman’s and Corporate Governance Committee at the Company. From 1969 till 1972, he studied Law at the Universite de Geneve and graduated with a License en Droit degree. From 1972 till 1974, he studied Law and Universite de Geneve and gained Juris Doctor degree. From 1975 till 1976, he studied at University of Miami, School of Law and graduated with Master of Legal Letters degree. From 1976 till 1977, he studied at Universite de Fribourg and gained Doctorate in Philosophy degree. In 1975, he was admitted to the Swiss Bar. From 1973 till 1975, he has served in various positions in Swiss courts and government agencies as Clerk and Legal Adviser. From 1977 till 1988, he has served as Legal Counsel, promoted to General Counsel in 1986, at BBC Brown Boveri Ltd. From 1988 till 2003, he has served at ABB Ltd as Senior Group Officer, General Counsel and Secretary. From 2003 until his retirement in January 2011, Dr. Hess was Group Legal Director and Member of the Group Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell plc, The Hague, the Netherlands. He is Member of the Board and Vice Chairman of Holcim Ltd, as well as Member of the Board and Vice Chairman of Sonova Holding AG, Switzerland. He is also Member of The Hague Academy of International Law.

Steven Hoch

Mr. Steven George Hoch has been Member of the Board of Directors of Nestle SA since April 6, 2006. He is Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He studied at Phillips Academy from 1969 till 1972. From 1973 till 1975, he studied at Colorado College Liberal Arts program with courses in history, political science. From 1975 till 1977, he studied at University of Pennsylvania and graduated cum laude with Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations. From 1978 till 1986, he has served at Chemical Bank, where he received commercial bank training. From 1986 till 1987, he has served at Chemical Bank as International Private Banking Division Vice President and Head of Europe / North America Group. From 1987 till 1990, he has served at Bank in Liechtenstein Trust Company and BIL, Trainer Wortham Inc. as Member of the Management Committee and Vice-President, Business Development. From 1990 till 1994, he has served at Bessemer Trust Company as Senior Vice President, Member of Management Committee. From 1994 till 2002, he has served at Pell Rudman Trust Company as Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Client Service. Since 2002, he has been Founder and Senior Partner of Highmount Capital, LLC. He is Chairman of the American Swiss Foundation and Member of the Executive Committee as well as Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He served two terms as Member of the National Board of the Smithsonian Institution, and is an Advisory Board Member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama.

Naina Lal Kidwai

Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai has been Member of the Board of Directors of Nestle SA since April 6, 2006. She has been Member of the Audit Committee at the Company since April 23, 2009. From 1968 till 1973, she attended Loreto Convent, Indian School Certificate Examination with specialization in Science and Mathematics. From 1974 till 1977, she studied at Delhi University Lady Shri Ram College and graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with honors. From 1977 till 1980, she studied Chartered Accountancy at Institute of Chartered Accountants. From 1980 till 1982, she studied at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and graduated with Masters degree in Business Administration. She started her career in 1982 and until 1994 was at ANZ Grindlays Bank Plc. From 1994 to 2002, she was Vice Chairperson and Head of Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley India before moving to HSBC. Currently she is Country Head of the HSBC Group of Companies in India. In 2010, she was appointed to the Board of HSBC Asia-Pacific. She has been elected President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for 2013. She serves the Government of India on the Government-Industry Task Force. She chairs the India Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School, where she is also a Global Advisor. Other engagements include, being on the Board of the Aspen Institute India, NCAER (National Council of Applied Economics Research) and NIBM (National Institute Bank Management). She is on the Board of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, the World Economic Forums’ Global Agenda Council on Climate Change and The Energy and Resources Institute’s (TERI) Governing Council.

Jean-Pierre Meyers

Mr. Jean-Pierre Meyers has been Member of the Board of Directors of Nestle SA since 1991. He has been Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company since April 23, 2009. He graduated from the Universite de Paris with a degree in Economics. From 1972, he was attached to the directorate of financial affairs at Societe Generale. During the same time he was assistant professor at the Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Rouen. From 1980 to 1984 he was Director of the Bank Odier Bugineier Courvoisier. He is Vice Chairman of the Bettencourt-Schueller Foundation. He has been on the Board of Directors of L'Oreal S.A., since 1987, serving as Vice Chairman since 1994. He is Member of the Supervisory Board of Tethys S.A.S.

Jean-Pierre Roth

Mr. Jean-Pierre Roth, PH.D, is Member of the Board of Directors of Nestle SA. He is Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company. From 1966 till 1969, he studied Economics at Universite de Geneve. In 1975, he gained Doctorate degree from Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales. From 1976 till 1977, he attended postdoctoral studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2009, he gained Honorary doctorate in Economics from Universite de Neuchatel. From 1978 till 1979, he has served as Lectureship at Universite de Geneve and Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales. From 1979 till 1985, he has held various posts at the Swiss National Bank. From 1985 till 1996, he has served as Alternate Member of the Governing Board at Swiss National Bank. From 1996 till 2001, he has served as Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of Swiss National Bank. From 2001 till 2006, he has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Bank for International Settlements. From 2006 till 2009, he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank for International Settlements. From 2007 till 2009, he has served as Swiss Representative of Financial Stability Board. From 2001 till 2009, he has served as Governor for Switzerland at International Monetary Fund. From 2001 till 2009, he has served as Chairman of the Governing Board of Swiss National Bank.

Ann Veneman

Ms. Ann M. Veneman, J.D., has been Member of the Board of Directors at Nestle SA since 2011. She is Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. An attorney by training, Ms. Veneman was Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) from 2001 to 2005. She then served a five-year term as the Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund. Earlier in her career she was in various positions in the USDA and also served four years as the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. She is currently Member of the Boards of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, the Close Up Foundation, Malaria No More, and 4-H. She is also Co-Chair of Mothers Day is Every Day and on a number of advisory boards including BRAC, The Chicago Council Global Agriculture Development Initiative, and the Bipartisan Policy Council Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative. She is Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Trilateral Commission. Ms. Veneman also serves as Member of the Nestle Creating Shared Value Advisory Board, among others. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Master of Arts in Public Policy from the University of California, obtained in 1970 and 1971 respectively, as well as a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, obtained in 1976.

Roddy Child-Villiers

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