Helio Waszyk

Chief Strategy Officer and Partner, ecotrace, Brazil
Former Senior Vice President of Nestlé SA
Nestlé executive (1977-2015)

Helio Waszyk

Chief Strategy Officer and Partner, ecotrace, Brazil
Former Senior Vice President of Nestlé SA
Nestlé executive (1977-2015)

Experience & Background

Helio Waszyk is a senior leader with 40 years of general management and operational experience in the FMCG industry. He brings a wealth of expertise in the nutrition, food, and beverage industry in functional areas such as R&D, innovation, and marketing.

He was Chair & CEO of Nestlé India Ltd, a public trade company (2009-2013), and SVP Nestlé Southeast Asia (2013-2015).

Other positions within Nestlé include Head of R&D (1998-2002) and SVP Strategic Business Unit Foods (2004-2009) with responsibilities for strategy, innovation, and brands for the culinary division.

Prior to these positions, Waszyk held top management positions in Brazil, the USA, Philippines, and Israel.

He holds a Master’s in food biochemistry and technology from the Universidade Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil.

Expertise & Interests

Leadership, Strategy, Innovation, Science and Consumer driven R&D, Marketing & Brand building, Digitalisation, Traceability of the Agribusiness.

Contributions to IMD

Guest speaker, testimonial for potential clients, connection with clients or potential clients, specific projects, writing articles and business cases.

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