Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Mr. Roger K. Deromedi serves as an Independent Chairman and Lead Director of the Board of the Company since March 2016. He previously served as NonExecutive Chairman of the Board from 2009 to March 2016, and he also served as a member of the Compensation Committee from 2009 to September 2015. Previously, Mr. Deromedi was Executive Chairman of the Board from 2007 until 2009. Prior thereto, Mr. Deromedi served as Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods Inc. from December 2003 to June 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Deromedi was coChief Executive Officer, Kraft Foods Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods International since 2001. Mr. Deromedi was President and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods International from 1999 to 2001 and previously held a series of increasingly responsible positions since joining General Foods, Krafts predecessor company, in 1977. Mr. Deromedi previously served as an Executive Advisor to Blackstone in the Consumer Goods Sector from July 2013 to July 2015. Mr. Deromedi is ViceChairman of the Rainforest Alliance, on the Board of Directors of the Joffrey Ballet, and on the Board of Trustees of the Field Museum of Natural History
Age: 61 Chairman Since 2016 MBADeromedi earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in economics and mathematics from Vanderbilt University.