DEERFIELD, ILL. — Glen Walter has been named executive vice-president and president, North America, for Mondelez International, Inc. In this role, he will lead the company’s $7 billion business in the United States and Canada.
Mr. Walter joins Mondelez from the Coca-Cola Co., where he most recently was chief executive officer of Coca-Cola Industries China. Before that, he was president and chief operating officer for Coca-Cola in North America. Prior to his time at Coca-Cola, Mr. Walter was president of InBevUSA, general manager at Pearce Beverage Co. and part of the sales and marketing team at EJ Gallo Winery, Inc.
|Irene Rosenfeld, chairman and c.e.o. of Mondelez
“Glen is an inspirational leader with an impressive track record of building brands and driving growth in North America and beyond,” said Irene Rosenfeld, chairman and chief executive officer of Mondelez. “His deep operating experience in complex businesses, including a strong focus on sales excellence, make him a terrific leader for our North America region.”Mr. Walter succeeds Tim Cofer, who stepped into the North American leadership role on an interim basis after Roberto Marques left the company in April. Mr. Cofer will now return full time to his responsibilities as chief growth officer.