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New President, Northern Europe at Mondelēz International

New President, Northern Europe at Mondelēz International
October 02
10:34 2014

Mondelēz International has appointed Mary Barnard as President, Northern Europe. In this newly created role, Mary Barnard will be responsible for Mondelēz International’s businesses in the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, where Mondelez manufactures and sells some of Europe’s best-loved snacks brands, such as Cadbury, Oreo, Kenco, Bassetts, Maynards and belVita.

Mary Barnard joined Mondelēz International in March 2014 as Managing Director, Nordics from PepsiCo International, where she held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager Global Pepsi-Lipton Partnership, based in the US, with responsibility for the tea joint venture between the beverage company and Unilever.

Mary Barnard.

Mary Barnard.

She started her career in the UK at Rank Hovis McDougall in 1989 and joined PepsiCo in 1997, rising to Marketing Director of Walkers Crisps. In 2003 she was appointed Business Unit Director Tesco and then General Manager Quaker and Tropicana.

Hubert Weber, President of Mondelez Europe, comments: “Mary’s strong track record and experience of working with power brands make her a perfect fit for this newly created role. Responsible for some of the largest markets in our European business, she will be instrumental in driving growth across our brands including Cadbury, Oreo and belVita.”

With 26,000 employees in 17 countries, Mondelēz International in Europe is a leader in its five key categories: chocolate, biscuits, coffee, cheese, as well as gum and candy. Its portfolio includes beloved brands such as Cadbury, Côte d’Or, Milka, Toblerone, Carte Noire, Kenco, Jacobs, Tassimo, BelVita, LU, Oreo, Trident, Halls and Philadelphia.

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