Geir Harstad

Geir Harstad


I am a skilled business executive with international experience in the FMCG, health care, franchising and packaging industry of which the last 10 years in General management positions. I have proven expertise in marketing, sales, business development and M&A. Unique blend of HQ (matrix) and operational line management with solid P&L and balance sheet track record. Strong leadership and change management skills, results & customer/consumer focused with a passion for winning.

Work History

Work History

Managing Director

Nestle Nutrition

Managing Director Nestle Healthcare Nutrition, Germany & Austria incl. factory P&L responsibility.

May 2000 - Mar 2005

Managing Director

Novartis Consumer Health

Global Head of the Stategic Business Unit Medical Nutrition 2000-2003

Regional VP, General Manager Medical Nutrition Asia, Latam and small & midsized mkt in EMEA 2003-2005

May 1998 - Apr 2000

VP Franchise Markets

Burger King

Vice President, General Manager Franchise Markets EMEA

Mar 1992 - Apr 1998

Euro Category Mgr


European Category Marketing Manager Food - Pringles Europe

Sep 1987 - Feb 1992

Country Manager

Tetra Pak