Born in 1966, Monique Bourquin Arnold holds a degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen. From 1990 to 1993, she was a management consultant at Price Waterhouse. She then worked as a supervisor for corporate Finance and M&A at STG‐Coopers & Lybrand from 1993 to 1994. From 1994 to 1997, she worked at Knorr Nährmittel Ltd. as product manager. She joined Rivella in 1997 as a National Account Manager and was in charge of the major retail channels. In 1999, Monique Bourquin Arnold joined Mövenpick Foods Switzerland as Sales Director and later as Director Switzerland for the Food Category. In 2002, she took up the position as Customer Development Director at Unilever Switzerland and as Country Managing Director in 2008. She is married and has one daughter.