Heiko Schipper has been a member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG since March 1, 2018 and will become the President of the Consumer Health Division, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, effective from 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 2013, Schipper moved back to Switzerland to lead the global Infant Nutrition Division. 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.