Nestlé Nigeria’s Managing Director and Chief Executive
Officer, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon has been appointed as second Vice
President of Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA).
The announcement was made at the Annual General Meeting (AGM)
of the association in Lagos on Tuesday. Mr. Alarcon has been
involved in the direction of the association for the past one
year as a member of governing council. He will play a key role
in the governing council and management committee.
NECA is committed to building a vibrant and sustainable
Business Membership Organisation that is responsive to the
needs of its members. It works towards this commitment by
providing advice, guidance, training and development programs.
Since its inception, the association has grown to become the
voice of business in the promotion of an enabling environment
for enterprise competitiveness and growth.
Speaking during the AGM, Mr. Olusegun Oshinowo, Director
General of NECA said, “Mr. Alarcon will no doubt lend his wide
ranging industry experience towards enhancing NECA's role of
providing consultation and advisory services as well as
promoting the development of the workforce of our members and
other organisations. We are happy to have him on board.”
On his part, the MD/CEO of Nestlé Nigeria said, “I am thankful
for NECA Board’s vote of confidence in electing me as 2nd Vice
President. This is a welcome opportunity to continue to work
within the association to meet its objectives which are aligned
to our commitment at Nestlé to provide our employees with good
working conditions, a safe and healthy work environment.”
An engineer by profession Mr. Mauricio ALARCÓN has over 20
years of industry experience. He started his career in an
industrial group and then worked in the banking sector before
joining Nestlé in 1999. He held various sales and marketing
roles in Nestlé Mexico before his transfer to the Strategic
Business Unit in Switzerland as Marketing Advisor.
In 2004, he became the Marketing Lead for Nestlé’s Movenpick
Ice Cream brand and in 2007, the Managing Director of the Ice
Cream Business unit in Australia. In 2010, he moved to Egypt as
Business Executive Manager for Nestlé’s Ice Cream Business in
Before his appointment as Managing Director and CEO
of Nestlé Nigeria in October 2016, Mr. Alarcon was
the Managing Director of Nestlé Cote d’Ivoire from
2014 and in 2016 became the Managing Director of
the Atlantic Cluster comprising Côte d’Ivoire,
Sénégal, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gambia,
Mauritania and Cape Verde.