Binu Jacob joined Nestlé India in 1997 as a Management Trainee and has over 25 years’ experience, across 3 continents with the company. After having worked in the areas of Sales, Consumer Insights and Brand Management, Binu moved to the Global HQ, Switzerland in 2005 as Global Marketing Manager for Baby Food.
In 2008, when Nestlé acquired Gerber, he moved to the US as Business Director for new businesses. He was promoted to Regional Business Head, South Asia Region in January 2012. In 2016, Binu was appointed Regional Business Head & SVP – Infant Nutrition in the Greater China Region in 1st July 2016.
Binu is currently Managing Director of Nestlé Vietnam & Chairman of La Vie since 1st April 2020.
Binu has held several honorary positions including founding President – Infant and Young Child Nutrition Council of India (IYNCI) from 2014-2016, Chair of EUCC, PN desk in China from 2016-20. He is currently Co-chair of Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable development VBCSD-VCCI and Co-chair of PSAV (Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture in Vietnam).
He has an MBA from one of the leading B-Schools in India – XLRI, Jamshedpur and completed the PED Program from IMD Business School, Switzerland.