The Kraft Heinz Company will start the new year with several new leaders at its helm, as incoming Chief Executive Officer Carlos Abrams-Rivera has announced five additions to his executive leadership team.
“Over the past four years, under Miguel’s leadership, we’ve made great progress and now have a solid foundation to build our future,” said Carlos Abrams-Rivera. “Our strategic plan maps our ‘jobs to be done’ in each of our ‘must-win’ markets and defines the areas where we believe we need to focus to accelerate our growth. Our updated structure is designed to help us activate that strategy—with a focus on profitable growth and a dynamic omni-channel plan.”
Abrams-Rivera assumes the Chief Executive Officer post beginning in the 2024 fiscal year, according to a press release. Alongside him will be Pedro Navio, elevated to President, North America; Willem Brandt, elevated to President, Europe and Pacific Developed Markets; Bruno Keller, elevated to President, West and East Emerging Markets; Cory Onell, elevated to Chief Omnichannel Sales & Asia Emerging Markets Officer; and Diana Frost, elevated to Chief Growth Officer.
“I am incredibly proud these are internal elevations as it reflects the quality of the talent and focus on people development at Kraft Heinz,” said Abrams-Rivera. “I’m thrilled to welcome Pedro, Willem, Bruno, Cory, and Diana in their new roles, and I am confident these are the leaders to help take Kraft Heinz to the next level and power our growth as we set our course to lead the future of food.”
Together, the team brings a cumulative collection both in years of experience and across industries served. For an in-depth look at each of their journeys, read the full announcement here.
With new strategic approaches, fresh hands at the helm, and a new year ahead, be sure Deli Market News will be eagerly eyeing what the Kraft Heinz team has in store for our industry.