LONDON — Véronique Penchienati-Bosetta has been named executive vice-president of Specialized Nutrition at Danone S.A. The Specialized Nutrition business comprises the company’s Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition activities.

Ms. Penchienati-Bosetta, who has been with Danone nearly 20 years, was most recently executive vice-president of growth and innovation for the company. Other roles she has held within Danone include president of the Evian brand, director general of Danone Waters France and Europe and director of marketing. Earlier in her career, Ms. Penchienati-Bosetta spent eight years with Procter & Gamble in marketing positions.

She succeeds Bridgette Heller, who joined the company in 2016 as executive vice-president of early life nutrition.

“I would like to thank Bridgette from the heart for her great contribution in her three years with us, and wish her all the best for the future,” said Emmanuel Faber, chairman and chief executive officer of Danone. “I also wish all the best to Véronique in her new role: to continue to grow our unparalleled franchise in Specialized Nutrition.”