Miguel Veiga-Pestana | Influence 100
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Miguel Veiga-Pestana 

SVP of Corporate Communications & External Affairs
Reckitt Benckiser
United Kingdom


Earlier this year British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser announced that Miguel Veiga-Pestana would become SVP of corporate communications and external affairs. He joined the company from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he served as communications head.

Reporting to CEO Rakesh Kapoor, Veiga-Pestana has a wealth of experience in the personal care industry having previously worked at Unilever between 2001 and 2014, where he worked as VP for global advocacy, among other roles over the period.