Nestlé declares retirement of Magdi Batato, Stephanie Pullings Hart appointed as subsequent Head of Operations

May 23, 2023

Nestlé declares retirement of Magdi Batato, Stephanie Pullings Hart appointed as subsequent Head of Operations


Magdi Batato, Government Vice President and Head of Operations, will take a well-deserved retirement in early 2024 after a distinguished profession of over 30 years at Nestlé. He has held varied roles throughout three totally different continents. In his present place, Magdi Batato is answerable for the operations of a whole bunch of Nestlé factories throughout the globe. He oversees Nestlé’s procurement and logistics areas and leads Nestlé’s sustainability work.

Stephanie Pullings Hart, at present Senior Vice President of Operations for Warby Parker, will return to Nestlé, efficient July 1, 2023, because the Deputy Head of Operations. After a handover interval, she’s going to take over because the Head of Operations and change into an Government Board Member by January 1, 2024.

At Warby Parker, Stephanie Pullings Hart is answerable for manufacturing, provide chain and buyer expertise. Previous to Warby Parker, Stephanie Pullings Hart was the Senior Vice President of International Operations for Past Meat, the place she reworked the corporate’s manufacturing and provide chain actions to assist it obtain a big gross sales improve. Till 2018, Stephanie Pullings Hart had a profitable 23-year profession at Nestlé, with roles of accelerating duty in manufacturing, manufacturing unit administration, provide chain, analysis and growth and human sources. She labored in a number of of our companies and throughout a number of continents.

Mark Schneider, CEO, commented, “On behalf of our Board of Administrators and our Government Board, I wish to lengthen a heartfelt due to Magdi for his many contributions to Nestlé. We want him all the most effective for this subsequent chapter. On the similar time, we’re delighted that Stephanie is returning to Nestlé. Together with her appointment, we’re gaining a extremely certified chief with intensive expertise throughout all areas of operations, and a confirmed observe report in rising companies. Her extremely entrepreneurial and digital expertise mixed together with her data of Nestlé make her the best chief to take us ahead. Welcome again, Stephanie!”