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New European Head For Mondelēz International

New European Head For Mondelēz International
February 28
12:40 2019

As of January 2019, Vince Gruber has taken over the role of Executive Vice President & President Europe for Mondelēz International. With his extensive experience in the FMCG sector, he will shape and drive the company strategy ‘Snacking Made Right’ in the European business. The new strategy aims to empower people to snack right by offering the right snack, made the right way, for the right moment.

Vince Gruber.

“With ‘Snacking Made Right’, we have a strong strategic plan that will guide our actions in the years ahead and lead us towards sustained and profitable growth,” says Vince Gruber. “I feel honored to lead such an excellent European team and look forward to creating the future of snacking.” Europe is the most important contributor to the growth of Mondelēz International, accounting for more than one-third of the revenue of the group, with $ 10 billion net revenue in 2018. Power Brands like MilkaCadburyTobleroneOreoLUHalls are holding leading market positions across Europe.

Vince Gruber’s career began in 1989 at Kraft Foods Austria (now Mondelēz International), holding various positions in Marketing until 2000. After working outside the company for seven years, he returned to Kraft Foods in 2007 as Director Chocolate for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, a role he held until 2010 when he was appointed President Chocolate for Europe. In 2016, Vince Gruber took up the position of Area President Western Europe. In January 2019, he was appointed Executive Vice President & President Europe for Mondelēz International in Zurich.

Together with Maurizio Brusadelli, EVP & President Asia, Middle East and Africa, und Luca Zaramella, EVP & CFO, Vince Gruber is the third Italian member in the Mondelēz International Leadership team.

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