Fabrice Cavallin new Sri Lanka Nestlé unit managing director

ECONOMYNEXT – Nestlé Lanka, the Sri Lankan unit of Swiss food multinational Nestlé, said Fabrice Cavallin will take over as its new managing director, replacing Shivani Hegde, effective 1 January 2019. 

Hegde moves to Nestlé’s global headquarters in Switzerland to lead the firm’s ‘Ambient Culinary’ category development across Asia, Oceania and Africa, a statement said.

Cavallin is currently Nestlé’s Regional Business Head – Infant Nutrition for South Asia,

Hegde joined Nestlé in India as a Management Trainee in 1986, equipped with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

She has been with Nestlé for 32 years, with diverse experience across the foods business, Nestlé professional ‘out-of-home business’, human resources and sales.

She has served as a member of Nestlé’s Global Marketing Leadership Council, Head of Human Resources for Nestlé India, Chairman of Nestlé’s R&D Centre in India, and Executive Vice President of Nestlé’s Food business in South Asia.

Cavallin, a Swiss national, started his career with Nestlé in Switzerland in 1995 as an international auditor.

His international career with Nestlé includes several successful general management roles for Nestlé’s bottled water and nutrition business across the USA, Argentina, Mexico, Germany, Spain and India.

He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
(COLOMBO, October 30, 2018)
 

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