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New Head For Nestle UK & Ireland

New Head For Nestle UK & Ireland
August 03
14:09 2012

Fiona Kendrick (pictured), currently head of Nestle’s Global Coffee & Beverage Strategic Business Unit, will succeed Paul Grimwood as chief executive of Nestle UK & Ireland in October. Having been at the helm of Nestle UK & Ireland since January 2009, Paul Grimwood is moving to head up the Swiss food and beverage giant’s US business.

Fiona Kendrick joined Nestle in 1980 in the UK. She started her career with Nestle working in sales & marketing for Findus in the Frozen Food Division. She became general manager of the division in 1991 before moving into the coffee business in 1993.

Fiona Kendrick became managing director for the Beverage Division in Nestle UK in 2001, a position which she held for seven years. She moved to Nestle in Switzerland in 2008 when she became responsible for the global management of Nestle’s coffee and beverage brands. In this capacity, she has the responsibility for setting the strategic global direction for Nescafe as well as Milo, Nesquik and Nestea.

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