McCain Foods CEO appointed to become CEO of Mondelēz International

Image result for dirk van de put mccainMondelēz International today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously selected Dirk Van de Put, current President and CEO of McCain Foods, to succeed Irene Rosenfeld as CEO of Mondelēz International, as she steps down effective November 2017. Van de Put will also join the company’s Board of Directors. Rosenfeld will continue as Chairman of the Board until March 31, 2018, at which point she will retire and Van de Put will assume the role of Chairman and CEO. Van de Put brings nearly 30 years of experience in the food and consumer package industry to this new leadership role. He joins Mondelēz International from McCain Foods, a $9.1 billion CAD ($7.3 billion USD) privately held Canadian company that is the largest marketer and manufacturer of frozen french fries, potato specialties and appetizers with sales in more than 160 countries. More. And more