Simon Nash

Former CHRO Reckitt Benckiser

Simon Nash

Former CHRO Reckitt Benckiser

Biography

Simon Nash has 33 years of experience in major Blue Chip Multinationals. Most recently, until June 2015, he was Chief HR Officer for FTSE 30 component Reckitt Benckiser, based in UK, where he served for 6 years until his retirement. Simon began his career in Manufacturing at Procter and Gamble in the early 1980’s, and moved into HR 5 years later when he moved to Mars Confectionery in Slough, UK. He joined Kraft Foods in 1991 as HR manager for Maxpax International and was relocated to New York as Head Management Development For Kraft Food International in 1993. He became SVP HR for a division of Fortune Brands based in Chicago before moving to Switzerland in 2001 with Novartis, where he served in both Talent Management and Line HR roles. IN his last role until 2009, he was HR Head for the Consumer Health Division which comprised all of the Non-Pharmaceutical businesses.

Simon has 3 adult aged children, and lives in Sunningdale, UK. He plays golf and occasionally the odd musical instrument.