Mr. Patrice Bula is a Lead Independent Director at Novartis AG, a Chairman at Froneri Lux Topco SARL, an Independent Non-Executive Director at Schindler Holding AG, a Chairman at Beverage Partners Worldwide (Europe) AG, a Chairman at Froneri International Ltd. and a Chairman at Shanghai Totole Flavouring Food Co. Ltd.
He is on the Board of Directors at Novartis AG, Schindler Holding AG and Life Ventures SA. Mr. Bula was previously employed as a Chairman by Blue Bottle Coffee, Inc., a Co-Chairman by Cereal Partners Worldwide SA, a Head-Market by NestlÚ Deutschland AG, a Chief Executive Officer by Cokoladovny AS, a Marketing Director by NestlÚ Taiwan Ltd., a Manager-Food Business Unit by NestlÚ Japan Ltd., a Chairman by NestlÚ Nespresso SA, and an EVP, Head-Strategic Sales & Marketing by NestlÚ SA.
He also served on the board at Bobst Group SA, Hsu Fu Chi Holdings Ltd., Froneri Ltd. and Nutrition-Wellness Venture AG.
He received his graduate degree from the University of Lausanne.