Industry Partner Nestlé

Nestlé  is the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. “Good Food, Good Life” is the promise we commit to everyday, everywhere – to enhance lives, throughout life, with good food and beverages.

Research and Development is a key competitive advantage for Nestlé. With 29 research, development and technology facilities worldwide, Nestlé has the largest R&D network of any food company.

Nestlé Health Science offers nutritional solutions for people with specific dietary needs related to illnesses, disease states or the special challenges of different life stages. Nestlé Health Science, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestlé S.A., became operational on January 1, 2011 and has worldwide headquarters in Lutry, Switzerland.

Dr. Michaela Hoehne

Dr. Michaela Hoehne is the Research and Development Manager for the Aging Medical Care Platform at Nestlé Health Science. She holds a PhD in Biochemistry and a Diploma in Chemistry (Marburg University, Germany). During the last 13 years she has been working for Nestlé in various positions at the Nestlé Research Center in Lausanne, Product Technology Center in Konolfingen, in France and for Nestlé Nutrition in Vevey. Before joining Nestlé she was a Research Scientist in a Biotechnology Company in Berlin, Germany.

Dr. Hélène Chevrou-Séverac

Dr. Hélène Chevrou-Séverac is the Head of the Global Health Economics Function at HealthCare Nutrition, Nestlé Health Sciences. She has many publications in health economics. Before joining Nestlé, she was Assistant Professor in econometrics and health economics at the universities of Lausanne and Neuchâtel. During this period, she was also an advisor in health economics and econometrics to the HAS (Haute Autorité de Santé), France. Dr. Chevrou-Séverac has experience in survey data analysis (SHARE survey), in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and in economic modelling. She holds a PhD in Economics & Econometrics (Aix-Marseille University, France) and a Master in Econometrics (France).

As a partner of DO-HEALTH, NESTEC supports the central coordination of DO-HEALTH and provides health economic expertise in the cost-benefit analysis of the DO-HEALTH disease and health economic model to estimate the consequences of DO-HEALTH interventions within a broader societal context and to help substantiate and translate DO-HEALTH-based health claims into overall health policy efforts.