Retired Chairman & CEO
Nestle Waters North America
Kim Jeffery is the retired Chairman and CEO of Nestlé Waters North America, the leading bottled water company in North America and the third largest non-alcoholic beverage company in America. Nestle Waters owns seven of the top 10 bottled water brands as well as Perrier and San Pellegrino, and had sales of $4.7 billion and 8,000 employees at the time of his retirement in 2014. He has over 45 years of experience in all facets of the consumer products industry including sales, marketing, M&A, manufacturing, logistics, sustainability and finance. Additionally, he managed the journey from entrepreneurial startup to mature multibillion market leader by focusing on organizational development and utilizing a values-based leadership model which created a high performance culture.
The Boardroom Insights Lecture Series is sponsored by the Eugene Clark Distinguished Lecture Series endowment.
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Originally published at mendoza.nd.edu.