President & CEO
Nestlé Waters North America (since 2017)
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Mercé began his career with Nestlé in 1992 as an Industrial Engineer with the Operations Improvement Team, before joining marketing and steadily increasing his responsibilities. His roles have included E-Business development, Director of Marketing for the Friskies™ Brand, Global Marketing Director in the PetCare Global Strategic Business Unit. Mr. Mercé also served as Vice President and Deputy of Nestlé’s Americas Zone before moving to Nestlé Purina
Mr. Mercé holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. Carlos Romano, Business Executive Officer, Food & Beverages, Argentina, will be joining Nestlé Purina as President, Nestlé Purina Latin America & Caribbean.