Chairman, Nestlé Waters North America
Kim Jeffery is the Chairman of Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) the leading bottled water company in North America. Since assuming NWNA’s leadership 20 years ago, Mr. Jeffery has organically grown its sales from $650 million to over $4.5 billion a year. The company holds seven of the top 10 U.S. brands including Poland Spring®, Arrowhead®, Deer Park®, Ice Mountain®, Ozarka®, Zephyrhills® and Nestlé® Pure Life®.
Mr. Jeffery was the recipient of the Beverage Forum Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007, as well as a member of the International Bottled Water Association’s Hall of Fame. He serves on the Executive Board of American Beverage Association, and is also currently on the Board of Directors for Kendall Jackson Wine Estates and Stew Leonard’s Retail Food Stores. Prior to joining Nestlé Waters, Mr. Jeffery held positions with Kraft Foods and the Pepsi Cola Company. Mr. Jeffery received a B.A. degree from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan.