Nestle Waters North America is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut

Nestle Waters North America is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut

Nestlé Waters' North American unit has named a new head of sales operations for the US market. 

Tom Smith, who was formerly chief integration officer for Nestlé Business Excellence (NBE) in North America, will assume the president, customer development & sales operations role on 15 January. Smith will serve as a member of the NWNA executive team and will report to president & CEO Fernando Mercé.

Smith replaces John Zupo, who is leaving NWNA to "pursue opportunities outside of the company". 

Mercé said Smith's "more than 30 years of sales experience will help to strengthen our core business as we look to identify new areas of growth and further our leadership position in the bottled water industry". 

Before moving to NBE, Smith served as president of the Nestlé Walmart team, where he was the point of contact for Nestlé with Walmart.

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