Christian Matton

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer Nestlé Skin Health

Christian Matton joined Nestlé Skin Health in 2012 and has been Corporate General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer since September 2017.

In this function, Christian is responsible for all Legal, Compliance and Intellectual Property in the company. He manages around 30 attorneys and support staff in 10 different countries.

Christian began his career as Attorney-at-Law in Belgium, before joining the Legal Affairs department of UCB, the largest Belgian-based bio-pharmaceutical company, where he held several positions in the Legal Affairs department. He then moved to Innogenetics, where he was VP Legal and Intellectual Property, before joining Eidetica Biopharma GmbH in Switzerland as General Counsel. Before coming to Galderma in 2012, Christian was Legal Director Europe, Middle East, Africa, CIS and India at Varian Medical Systems International AG, also in Switzerland.

Christian has a Law degree, as well as a specialized degree in European Law from the University of Ghent, Belgium and is a certified Company Lawyer. He also attended IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a regular speaker at national and international legal conferences.

Christian is Belgian.