Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Skin Health
Stuart Raetzman is Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Skin Health. With over 6,000 employees and presence in more than 80 countries, Nestlé Skin Health is a global leader focused on delivering innovative, scientifically-proven solutions to meet people’s skin health needs around the world.
Stuart has over 25 years’ experience as a healthcare industry executive, working with Allergan, Chiron Vision, Alcon Laboratories and Galderma, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nestlé Skin Health. He has worked across the spectrum of product categories, including pharmaceuticals, biologics, disposable medical devices, implantable medical devices, capital equipment, over the counter and consumer products.
He has also managed complex, multi-business P&Ls with revenues over $3 billion. This in depth knowledge of the healthcare industry allows Stuart to contribute significantly to the strategic direction of the organizations he works for and ensure their operational excellence. With his broad experience and forward-looking approach, he understands the possibilities of multiple healthcare business models.
Stuart joined Galderma as President for North America in March 2014. In March 2015, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Galderma Pharma S.A., by then an operating company of Nestlé Skin Health. He was then appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Skin Health ad interim on November 10, 2016. His appointment was confirmed on May 11, 2017.
Stuart has a bachelor’s degree from McCombs School of Business, University of Texas and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard.