John Harris ('74)

Chairman and CEO, Nestlé Waters

john harris

Born 1951 - USA
Marital Status Married, one daughter and two sons
Nationality U.S. citizen
2007 Chairman and CEO of Nestlé Waters
2005 Received added responsibility of Asia, Oceania, Africa
2002 Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Purina PetCare Europe
2001 Named Chief Worldwide Integration Officer following the acquisition of Ralston Purina Company
1999 Returned to Nestlé USA as President of the Friskies PetCare Company
1997 Named Senior Vice President Nestlé S.A., Vevey (Switzerland), responsible for Nestlé Worldwide Petcare Strategic Business Unit
1991 Transferred to the Friskies PetCare Division as Vice President/General Manager
Instrumental in Friskies PetCare's acquisition of Alpo Pet Foods announced in January 1995
1987 Promoted to Vice President/General Manager of the Carnation Products Division
1974 - 1987 Held various positions in both the Friskies PetCare and Carnation Products Division
1974 Joined Carnation Company, Los Angeles, as a Marketing Management Trainee
  BA degree from California State University
1974  MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles Graduate School of Management