Speaker Profile

Yumi Clevenger-Lee
Executive Vice President & CMO / Nestlé Waters North America

Yumi Clevenger-Lee is the EVP and CMO for Nestlé Waters, where she oversees marketing strategy and business development of the company’s brands, including Poland Spring, Deer Park, Nestlé Pure Life, Perrier, Acqua Panna and S. Pellegrino, as well as the company’s work in the areas of media, insights, innovation and e-business. She also serves on the company’s executive management team.

Ms. Clevenger-Lee has 16 years of marketing experience spanning areas of new product innovation, reinventing brands through purpose, developing engaging campaigns, and creating new communication and business models. Previously, she worked for General Mills in numerous marketing leadership roles including most recently in a joint venture between Nestlé and General Mills called Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW). Based in Switzerland, Ms. Clevenger-Lee was the head of innovation globally, and then assumed the role as head of marketing for Latin America based in Mexico.

Ms. Clevenger-Lee holds a B.S. in business administration and a B.A. in international studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She earned her M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.