A Chemical Engineer graduate, Philippe started his career as a Food Scientist in the Nestlé Research Centre located in Lausanne (Switzerland). After 10 years, he moved within the same company to the very exciting area of packaging. During the next 20 years, Philippe has occupied a number of positions from operational responsibilities through to Innovation Packaging Manager. In 2007, Philippe spent a year in the Nestlé USA headquarters leading the implementation of the new Nestlé Packaging Safety Strategy.
In 2008 he moved back to the corporate packaging department in the Nestlé worldwide headquarter based in Switzerland as Head of Packaging Material and Training.
In this function, Philippe has to follow up on packaging innovations in all packaging categories in order to evaluate and identify any interest for potential application within the complex Nestlé product portfolio. Relating to packaging & sustainability, he is involved in the elaboration of the Nestlé Strategy and has to ensure its implementation.
Philippe is also leading or organizing Nestlé internal training programs.