Belgian CEO for Mondelez

Belgian CEO for Mondelez

Food company Mondelez has appointed Belgian Dirk Van de Put as its new CEO, succeeding Irene Rosenfeld who has decided to retire. Van de Put will join the company from McCain Foods, a company that grew more than 50  % during his six-year stint.

30 years of experience

Van de Put has almost thirty years of experience in the food industry: he has also worked for Novartis, Danone, The Coca-Cola Company and Mars.

 

In November, he will succeed Irene Rosenfeld, who will leave the company. “I am very proud of what our 90,000 Mondelez International colleagues achieved”, Rosenfeld said. “The future looks bright for this amazing company and the board and I are convinced Dirk Van de Put is the right person to lead us.”

 

Lower second quarter turnover

Mondelez also published its second quarter results, with a 5 % turnover slump to 5.986 billion dollars (5.1 billion euro). North American turnover even plummeted 8.5 %, mainly because of the global malware issue that hit in June. Net profit did grow 7.3 % to 498 million dollars (420 million euro).

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