Country: United States
Rui Barbas has been Chief Strategy Officer at Nestlé USA since 2016, and a member of the local executive board.
Rui joined Nestlé in 2007, and has held the positions of General Manager of Strategic Growth Business Unit, Vice President of Strategy & Business Optimization, Director of Corporate Innovation and Global Corporate Operations Strategy Manager. Previously, he worked at Oliver Wyman as Strategy Consulting Senior Manager. Throughout his career, Rui has developed a broad international experience spanning across the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe and Northern Africa.
Rui holds an MBA from INSEAD, an MSc in Management & Industrial Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico, and has completed an Executive Program at London Business School.
Rui Barbas has been a member of the Portuguese Diaspora Council since 2020.