2009: Becomes Unilever's Chief Executive Officer and member of the Unilever Leadership Executive
2008: Executive Director to the Boards of Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V., the first time an external candidate was chosen for the role.
2008: Nestlé S.A. Executive Vice President and Zone Director for the Americas.
2007: Named by Investor Magazine as CFO of the Year.
2006: Chief Financial Officer at Nestlé S.A.
2001: Group President Europe and Officer of The Procter & Gamble Company
1979: Joins Procter & Gamble
2010: Joined Unilever as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Unilever Leadership Executive
2008: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, New York
2003: Chief Financial Officer and member of Executive Board – Royal Numico N.V., Amsterdam
1999: Executive Director, Investment Banking Services - Goldman Sachs International, London
1993: Analyst, becoming associate, of the Investment Banking division – Goldman Sachs International, London
1991: Commercial Manager, Clement trading Milan, Italy