Marco Travaglia was born in Milan on 27 December 1964. He is married and the father of two daughters.
Marco Travaglia is President and CEO of Nestlé Italy SpA, since October 1st 2019 and active member in several industry boards (UPA, Auditel, Centromarca).
Having earned a degree in Law from the Catholic University of Milan, Marco joined the Nestlé Group in 1990, taking on increasing responsibilities in Marketing and Sales in various countries (Italy, Switzerland, USA, France, UK), focusing mainly on the Petcare sector.
Before his current appointment, Marco covered in succession the position of Business Executive Manager of the Food and Beverages Division of Nestlé Italiana, CEO of Nestle Adriatics, based in Zagreb,and, lately, Regional Director Nestlé Purina Petcare, responsible for Southern Europe and MENA. A diehard AC Milan fan and dedicated pet lover, Marco Travaglia is also an accomplished guitarist with a passion for music.