Full Name
Leslie Nicholson
Job Title
SVP Supply Chain Operations and Digital Transformation
Speaker Bio
Leslie Nicholson is currently the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Operations & Digital Business Transformation for Nestlé Canada. She serves as a member of the Business Executive Team and reports directly to the President & CEO of Nestlé Canada. In this capacity, Leslie provides leadership and insight across the Consumer Value Chain for Nestlé in Canada. She is responsible for the following functions: Demand and Supply Planning, Customer Service, Logistics Operations, Procurement, Customer and Supplier Facing, Product Commercialization, IT and Digital Transformation.

Leslie is a highly skilled commercial leader with over 25 years of experience across multiple industries, business models, countries, channels, categories and distribution models. She is well known as an integrator and communicator who defines and transforms strategic plans that deliver results to shareholders.

Previous to her current role, Leslie was the VP, Procurement and Product Commercialization at Nestlé Canada. She has worked in a number of cross functional areas spanning Operations, Product Management, and Sales and Category Leadership for a broad range of well-known brands and companies: Cargill, Canada Safeway, L’Oreal, CP Rail and Nestlé.

Leslie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Leslie Nicholson