This Case study is about the Human Resource policies in Nestle Pakistan Ltd.
Nestlé is a multinational packaged food company founded and headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. Nestlé has been serving Pakistani consumers since 1988, when its parent company, the Switzerland-based Nestlé SA, first acquired a share in Milkpak Ltd. The current company president and CEO is Peter Brabeck-Letmathe. The CEO and Managing Director for Pakistan is Ronald Decorvet, and the head of Human Resource is Uzma Qaiser Butt.
The Company is engaged in marketing, manufacturing, processing and sale of food products (dairy, confectionary, culinary, coffee, beverages, infant nutrition and drinking water). The segments of the Company include milk and nutrition products, and beverages.
The portfolio of the Company’s products include MAGGI atta noodles, MAGGI Recipe mixes, NIDO yogurt, CERELAC baby biscuits, and a new Chaunsa addition to the NESTLE juices range.
Nestle has its head office at 308 Upper Mall, Lahore. It is one of the very few large corporations which has its head office in Lahore. All the major departments are housed here which are: -Marketing and Brands
Nestlé’s main production facility is located at Sheikhupura. Nestle does not handle its own distribution. Distribution of all its products is outsourced to third party distributors on contract basis.
Nestle Pakistan Ltd employs several thousands of people, with several functions being outsourced to third parties, e.g. distribution. Nestle Pakistan is considered one of the best employers in the country, and has a very selective and vigorous recruitment process.
CURRENT HUMAN RESOURCE POLICY
Here is the main part of Nestlé’s human resource policy according to its latest Corporate Business Principles:
“The Company’s business practices are designed to: