Hermann Wirz

Hermann Wirz

Swiss citizen, term of office from 27 October 2009 to 21 May 2016. Education: Business Administration. Program for Executive Development, IMD, Lausanne


1968–1969 Financial and Management Accounting, Elektrizitätswerk Luzern, Switzerland. 1969–1971 Management Accounting, Shell Switzerland. 1972 Internship Factory Administration, Nestlé England and Spain. 1973–1979 Head of Factory Administration, Industrial Accounting and Budgeting, Nestlé Venezuela. 1980–1984 Manager Operational Control Latin America, Nestec Switzerland. 1984–1989 Director Financial & Control, Nestlé Peru. 1989–1995 Director Finance & Control, Nestlé Venezuela. 1995–2000 Executive Vice President and CEO, Nestlé Mexico. 2001–2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Nestlé SA, Switzerland. 2014 Group Finance Nestlé SA.  

Further activities and mandates

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Intercona Re AG, Châtel-St-Denis
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Nestlé Capital Advisers SA, Vevey
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Nestlé Health Science SA, Lutry