Reuters Article: Cultural mix a hidden weapon in Nestle CEO's activist

Growing up in Germany, Mark Schneider was pushed to become fluent in English by his father, who believed it would give him an edge.

Now as Nestle’s relatively new chief executive, the 52-year-old’s abilities are being put to the test by an activist U.S. investor pressing him to act faster and more forcefully to raise the Swiss company’s profit.

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