CFO interview: Managing Milo

Manuel Vázquez helps make Nestlé – the world’s largest food company by sales – a sweet success.

Just nine years after joining Nestlé as a driver in Mexico, Manuel Vázquez was chosen to spearhead a new treasury centre for the food giant’s Latin American operations. His unlikely path from the driver’s seat to office suite has given him a leading position in Nestlé’s push towards generating 45% of revenue from emerging markets by 2020.

“At the time that I started at Nestlé I obviously had no university degree therefore I was driving office mail in the mornings and running to the university to study finance until 10 in the evening,” he said.

After securing his tertiary qualifications and ending his driving career, Vázquez soon...

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