The Swiss multinational food and drink company, Nestlé named Lisa Gibby as deputy executive vice president and chief communications officer
September 28 - 2022
Coffee Geography Magazine
Nestlé has appointed Lisa Gibby as its Deputy Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, as well as joining its management board. Gibby will oversee the company’s Corporate Communications function, including media relations, public affairs, corporate digital and content and employee engagement.
Mark Schneider, Nestlé CEO, said: “Lisa has an outstanding communications track record at Nestlé, particularly in building corporate digital capabilities and deepening engagement with our diverse set of stakeholders. As a strategic, collaborative leader, Lisa’s unique set of skills and experiences will continue to advance our global communications and public affairs work in support of the business.”
Mark Schneider, Nestlé CEO
Nestlé is a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate corporation headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland. It is the largest publicly held food company in the world, measured by revenue and other metrics, since 2014. It is ranked one of the top Fortune Global 500 and Forbes Global 2000 list of largest public companies.
It’s products include coffee, tea, baby food (some including human milk oligosaccharides), medical food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, frozen food, pet foods, and snacks. Twenty-nine of Nestlé's brands have annual sales of over 1 billion CHF (about US$1.1 billion) including Nespresso, Nescafé, Kit Kat, Smarties, Nesquik, Stouffer's, Vittel, and Maggi. It operates 447 factories in 189 countries, and employs around 339,000 people. It is also one of the main shareholders of L'Oreal, the world's largest cosmetics company. Henri Nestlé (1814–1890), a German-born Swiss confectioner, was the founder of Nestlé and one of the main creators of condensed milk.
The newly appointed, Lisa Gibby has led global Corporate Communications at Nestlé since July 2020. She previously served as Vice President of Corporate Communications for Nestlé’s U.S. operations. Before joining Nestlé in 2014, she was director of global communications for The ONE Campaign, an anti-poverty advocacy organization cofounded by Bono. Previously, she held senior communications positions at AOL and HBO, as well as strategic communications firm Robinson, Lerer & Montgomery.