Designation: Chairman and CEO—MENA
Sector: Food and beverage
Global headquarters: Switzerland
MENA headquarters: U.A.E.
Ejel has been working with Nestlé for 23 years, taking up his current role in 2020. In January 2020, the company’s 13 markets in the Middle East and six in North Africa were merged into Nestlé MENA. Today, Ejel leads a team of 15,000 people. The company has achieved annual sales of around $3 billion last year, and it has invested around $1.3 billion across MENA since 2010. Nestlé MENA aims to provide jobs to at least 1,000 young people across the region by 2025.