TAGS: Fernando Mercé, Nestlé Waters North America's president and chief executive, Carlos Romano
STAMFORD, CT -- Fernando Mercé will become Nestlé Waters North America's president and chief executive, effective May 1. He was formerly chief executive of Nestlé Purina Latin America and Caribbean.
Mercé will oversee all Nestlé Waters North America operations in the United States and Canada. He will also serve as a member of the global Nestlé Waters board of directors.
Mercé began his career with Nestlé in 1992 as an industrial engineer, before moving into marketing and up through the ranks to vice-president and deputy of Nestlé's Americas Zone before moving to Nestlé Purina.
Carlos Romano, currently business executive officer for Nestlé Food & Beverages in Argentina, will succeed Mercé as Nestlé Purina Latin America and Caribbean.