Yves Manghardt was born in France and graduated from HEC Lausanne Business School.
He joined Nestle in 1984 and held various positions around Asia and Africa including Japan, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, and Vietnam. He worked at Nestle for over 30 years in 10 different countries. Manghardt now lives in Dubai with his wife and 3 children and has been appointed as chairman of Nestle Middle East. In his role, he aspires to make a difference for the region through health, nutrition, sustainability, and creating employment for millions of young people.
During this interview, Yves Manghardt explains the purpose of Nestle and talks about the many projects to improve working conditions and create more job opportunities in MENA.