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Irene Rosenfeld    

Former Chairman & CEO of Mondelez International

Irene Rosenfeld is the former Chairman and CEO of Mondelēz International, the global snacking powerhouse launched following her strategic decision to spin-off of the company’s North American grocery operations in October 2012. Creating delicious moments of joy in 165 countries, Mondelēz International (NASDAQ: MDLZ), with pro forma 2014 revenue of more than $30 billion, is a world leader in chocolate, biscuits, gum, candy, and powdered beverages, with billion-dollar brands such as Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate, LU, Nabisco and Oreo biscuits, Tang powdered beverages and Trident gum.

Returning to Kraft Foods, the predecessor to Mondelēz International, in June 2006 as CEO and then Chairman in March 2007, Irene has changed the face, footprint and prospects of the company by reinvigorating iconic brands, transforming the portfolio into high-growth snacks categories, strengthening the company's presence in vibrant emerging markets and aggressively improving margins.

The Financial Times, Fortune and Forbes have repeatedly ranked Irene on their lists of the “Top 50 Women in Global Business,” “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” and as one of the world’s “100 Most Powerful Women.”

Irene holds a Ph.D. in Marketing and Statistics, an M.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Psychology – all from Cornell University. She is active in a number of industry and community organizations, including The Economic Club of Chicago, the Board of the Consumer Goods Forum and The Business Council.


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Feb 6, 2014 ... 30, Irene Rosenfeld '75, M.S. '77, Ph.D. '80, chairman and CEO of Mondel?z International, spoke about taking risks, making a difference and ...
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Now that she has divided Kraft in two, Rosenfeld oversees a smaller operation as head of Mondelez International (Kraft's former global snacking business).

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