Heiko Schipper has been a member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG since March 1, 2018 and President of the Consumer Health Division, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, since April 1, 2018.
Heiko Schipper was born on August 21, 1969, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He completed his Master in Business Economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Starting in 1994, he acquired his first professional experience at Heineken. He joined Nestlé as an international marketing trainee in 1996, developing his career in sales and marketing management roles in Bangladesh and Indonesia and at the company’s global headquarters in Switzerland. He then took up general management roles of increasing importance in the Philippines and, from 2007 to 2013, in Greater China. In 2013, Schipper moved back to Switzerland as CEO of Nestlé Nutrition. He was appointed to the Nestlé Group Executive Board in October 2014.
Heiko Schipper is a Dutch national. He is married and has three children.