Nestlé is a transnational food and beverage company. The Company provides baby food, medical food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee and tea, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, frozen food, pet foods and snacks. Nestlé's brands include Nespresso, Nescafé, Kit Kat, Smarties, Nesquik, Stouffer's, Vittel and Maggi, among others.

Vevey, CH
Size (employees)
323,000 (est)-1%
Nestle was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Vevey, CH
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Key People/Management at Nestle

Mark Schneider

Mark Schneider

Chief Executive Officer
Stefan Palzer

Stefan Palzer

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
François-Xavier Roger

François-Xavier Roger

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Magdi Batato

Magdi Batato

Executive Vice President and Head of Operations
Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Executive Vice President and Head of Nestlé Business Excellence
Patrice Bula

Patrice Bula

Executive Vice President and Head of Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales and Nespresso
Laurent Freixe

Laurent Freixe

Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer Zone Americas
Wan Ling Martello

Wan Ling Martello

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa
Marco Settembri

Marco Settembri

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Zone Europe, Middle East and North Africa
Maurizio Patarnello

Maurizio Patarnello

Deputy Executive Vice President and Head of Nestlé Waters
Greg Behar

Greg Behar

Chief Executive Officer Nestlé Health Science
David Frick

David Frick

Senior Vice President, Corporate Governance, Compliance and Corporate Services
Peter Vogt

Peter Vogt

Deputy Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources
Eugenio Simioni

Eugenio Simioni

Corporate Communications & Public Affairs Director

Nestle Office Locations

Nestle has an office in Vevey, Noisiel, Kobe, Seoul and in 17 other locations
Vevey, CH (HQ)
55 Avenue Nestlé
La Tour-de-Peilz, CH
10 Rue d'Entre-deux-Villes
Vicente López, AR
Avenida del Libertador 1855
Rhodes, AU
1 Homebush Bay Dr
Minsk, BY
9, 11 vulica Kuĺman
São Paulo, BR
Avenida Avenida Doutor Chucri Zaidan, 246
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Nestle Financials and Metrics

Nestle Financials

Nestle's revenue was reported to be CHF89.47 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (H1, 2017)

43 b

Gross profit (H1, 2017)

21.6 b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2017), %


Net income (H1, 2017)

5.1 b

EBIT (H1, 2017)

6.5 b

Market capitalization (1-Aug-2017)

250.5 b

Closing share price (1-Aug-2017)


Cash (2-Mar-2018)

4 b


271.5 b
Nestle's current market capitalization is CHF250.5 b.
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


91.6 b88.8 b89.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

47.6 b44.7 b44.2 b

Gross profit

44.1 b44.1 b45.3 b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


42.8 b43.2 b43 b

Cost of goods sold

21.6 b21.2 b21.4 b

Gross profit

21.2 b21.9 b21.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %

CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


7.4 b4.9 b8 b

Accounts Receivable

13.5 b12.3 b12.4 b

Prepaid Expenses

565 m583 m573 m


9.2 b8.2 b8.4 b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


3.8 b4.3 b4 b

Accounts Receivable

12.4 b12.4 b11.8 b

Prepaid Expenses

771 m842 m872 m


9 b8.9 b9.5 b
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

14.9 b9.5 b8.9 b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.1 b3.2 b3.1 b


(534 m)(25 m)(238 m)

Accounts Payable

912 m988 m1.9 b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Net Income

4.7 b4.3 b5.1 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b

Cash From Operating Activities

3.9 b4.9 b3 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(919 m)(2 b)(1.6 b)
CHFY, 2017


42 x


90.8 x


137.9 x


131.2 k


0.4 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Nestle Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


197 189 191

Food Suppliers

760 k

Number of Products Renovated for Nutrition Considerations

8.04 k8.86 k

Number of Servings of Fortified Foods Provided

200 b192 b207 b
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Nestle Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Terrafertil (67)February 09, 2018
Atrium Innovations December 05, 2017$2.30 b
Chameleon Cold-Brew November 03, 2017
Blue Bottle Coffee September 14, 2017$425 m
Sweet Earth September 07, 2017
Galderma November 02, 2014
Wyeth Nutritionals April 23, 2012$11.85 b
Sweet Leaf May 06, 2011
Waggin’ Train September 06, 2010
Kraft Foods' frozen pizza business January 04, 2010$3.70 b
Vitality Foodservice November 18, 2009
Henniez September 03, 2007
Gerber Products Company April 11, 2007$5.50 b
Novartis Medical Nutrition December 13, 2006$2.50 b
Dreyer's June 17, 2006$2.40 b
Uncle Tobys May 22, 2006$890 m
Delta Ice Cream December 18, 2005€240 m
Clear Water February 18, 2003
Chef America - Assets August 05, 2002$2.60 b
Saint Springs July 15, 2002
Ice Cream Partners December 25, 2001$641 m
Ralston Purina Company May 20, 2001
Cargill S.A.C.I - petfood business June 12, 2000
UCC Ueshima Coffee - Vending Machine Business February 29, 2000
PowerBar February 22, 2000$375 m
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