David P. Frick
SVP Corporate Governance & Compliance and Secretary to the Board of Nestlé S.A.
David P. Frick is SVP Corporate Governance & Compliance and Secretary to the Board of Nestlé S.A, where he is responsible for Corporate Governance, Compliance and Corporate Services. He also acts as the Secretary of the Board of Directors. Over the past few years he helped Nestlé develop into a leader in Corporate Governance in its home market and beyond and runs the Company’s corporate compliance program.
Through his engagements at the two leading Swiss industry associations, Economiesuisse and SwissHoldings, he took an active part in the ongoing reshaping of Swiss Law and Corporate Governance. He is the Chairman of SwissHoldings and chairs the Legal Commission of Economiesuisse. He also is on the Regulatory Board of the Swiss Stock Exchange and on the Legal Commission of the Swiss- American Chamber of Commerce. He occasionally writes and lectures on Compliance and Corporate Governance topics.
Prior to joining Nestlé, Mr. Frick was a Member of the Executive Board, Group General Counsel and Head of Legal and Compliance of Credit Suisse Group, the Swiss bank. Prior to that he was an attorney-at-law with Cravath, Swaine & Moore, the New York law firm, where he practiced law on a wide variety of corporate and litigation issues.
Mr. Frick received a JD degree from Zurich University as wells as a Masters of Laws degree from Harvard Law School and an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Zurich and the New York bar.