Mr Rashid Aleem Qureshi was appointed Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé in the Greater China Region in October 2016. The Greater China Region comprises of China’s Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. It is the second largest market of the Nestlé Group, with a RMB50 billion (CHF7 billion) business portfolio in 2015, as well as 33 factories, four R&D centers and over 50,000 employees.
Mr. Qureshi has 26 years of successful experience in providing strategic and operational leadership in the Nestlé Group.
He started his career at Nestlé Pakistan in 1990 as an executive in marketing and sales. From 1994 to mid-2004, he held various positions as Regional Sales Manager in Nestlé Pakistan, Marketing Manager - Grocery Division in Nestlé Egypt, and Marketing and Sales Manager in Nestlé Pakistan.
In 2005, he was promoted to Business Executive Manager Milks for Nestlé in the Malaysia-Singapore Region, a position he held until 2009 when he was appointed Managing Director of Nestlé Vietnam Ltd. He became President Director of PT Nestlé Indonesia as of 1st February 2015.
Born in 1966 in Lahore, Pakistan, Mr. Qureshi holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Government College and a Master in Business Administration at the Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan. He also completed his program for Executive Development at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2003.
Mr. Qureshi is married to Sobia and has two daughters, Sarah and Alina, and one son, Rayan.