Presently, Magdi Batato is Head-Operations & Executive Vice President at Nestlé SA.
He is also on the board of World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Carlsberg A, Sustainable Trade Initiative and Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Member of Swiss Academy of Technical Sciences.
He previously was Factory Manager at Nestlé Lebanon, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director & MD of Nestlé Pakistan Ltd., Technical Director for Nestlé UK Ltd., Group Head-Technical at Nestlé Ireland Ltd., Executive Director-Production at Nestlé (Malaysia) Bhd. and Factory Manager at Nestle (South Africa) Pty Ltd.
He received a doctorate and an undergraduate degree from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and an MBA from INSEAD.