Jeff Hamilton

Jeff Hamilton

Chief Executive Officer
Nestlé Canada Inc.

Jeff Hamilton is President and Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Canada Inc., a leading company that produces some of the world's most recognized and trusted foods and beverages. In this role, Jeff has executive responsibility for Nestlé in Canada, which includes: Beverages, Confectionery, Foods, Ice Cream, Nestlé Professional, Nestlé Purina PetCare, Nestlé Waters, Nestlé Health Science, Nestlé Nutrition, Nespresso and Nestlé Skin Health.

Jeff began his Nestlé career in 1991 as a Sales Representative for Ralston Purina in the U.S. and spent his first four years in Sales before moving into the Marketing group. From 2003-2005, he was Director of Marketing for the Purina Global Strategic Business Unit before moving to Sydney, Australia as Vice-President of Marketing for Nestlé Purina across Asia, Oceania and Africa. Jeff also held reporting responsibility for the markets of Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. In 2008, he relocated to Vevey, Switzerland where he held the role of European Director, Generating Demand for Nestlé Purina Europe. In 2012, he joined Nestlé Purina PetCare Canada and was named President in January 2013. In 2014, Jeff became President of Nestlé Prepared Foods in the U.S. and in 2017, the division merged with the Pizza & Snacking Division to form the Nestlé Foods Division, which he continued to oversee. During his tenure on the Foods Business, Nestlé acquired Sweet Earth, a fast-growing plant-based foods business and made a significant investment in Freshly, a Direct-to-Consumer fresh meals business where Jeff subsequently served on the Board of Directors.

Jeff is on the Board of Directors of Food and Consumer Products Canada (FCPC) and the Grocery Foundation.