Kraft Global Snack Executive Roster

Published in CSP Daily News

CEO Rosenfeld announces post-split lineup

NORTHFIELD, Ill. -- Irene Rosenfeld, Kraft Foods Inc.'s chairman and CEO, who will be chairman and CEO of the global snacks company when the company splits into two independent public companies--a global snacks business and a North American grocery business--announced in a U.S. Securities & Exchange (SEC) filing the designated executive leadership team for the snacks organization.

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David Brearton will continue as executive vice president and CFO, responsible for financial operations, including accounting and reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, audit and investor relations. He will assume responsibility for Information Systems.

Mark Clouse will be executive vice president and president, North America, responsible for the company's business in the United States and Canada. He currently serves as executive vice president and president of Snacks and Confectionery in Kraft Foods North America.

Timothy Cofer will continue as executive vice president and president of Europe.

Sanjay Khosla will continue as executive vice president and president of developing markets. In addition, he will provide oversight to the company's chief customer officer.

Karen May will continue as executive vice president of human resources.

Daniel Myers will be executive vice president of integrated supply chain, responsible for procurement, manufacturing, engineering and customer service and logistics. He currently serves as executive vice president of supply chain of Kraft Foods Inc.

Gerhard Pleuhs will be executive vice president of legal affairs and general counsel, responsible for the legal, corporate secretary and compliance functions. He currently serves as senior vice president and deputy general counsel, business units, Kraft Foods Inc.

Jean Spence will continue as executive vice president of research, development and quality, responsible for all product and packaging development, research, nutrition, quality, food safety and scientific affairs worldwide.

Mary Beth West will continue as executive vice president, chief category and marketing officer, responsible for the global category teams for biscuits, chocolate and gum and candy, as well as the marketing services functions. She will assume responsibility for corporate affairs.

A search is underway for an executive vice president of strategy, responsible for the global snacks company's corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions.

Northfield, Ill.-based Kraft Foods, which markets biscuits, confectionery, beverages, cheese, grocery products and convenient meals in approximately 170 countries, had 2010 revenue of $49.2 billion; 12 of the company's brands--Cadbury, Jacobs, Kraft, LU, Maxwell House, Milka, Nabisco, Oreo, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Tang and Trident--generate revenue of more than $1 billion annually.