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New Head For Kraft Foods Europe

July 14
14:33 2011

Kraft Foods has named Timothy Cofer, to succeed Michael Clarke as president of its European business. Timothy Cofer will report to chairman and chief executive Irene Rosenfeld and become a member of the Kraft executive team.

He will be based in Zurich, Switzerland. Kraft Foods Europe has revenues of $13b, operates 58 manufacturing sites and employs 25,000 people.

Timothy Cofer began his career with the Kraft Foods in 1992 and has progressed through a number of marketing, strategy and general management roles. Most recently, he has served as senior vice president, Global Chocolate Category Team. Prior to this, he was senior vice president, Strategy and Integration, leading the global integration team following the acquisition of Cadbury in early 2010.

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