The following operating unit leaders will report directly to Rosenfeld in the new structure:
- Tim Cofer will continue to lead the company's European business, which will now include Central European countries. This expanded region represents about 41 percent of the company's net revenues. Prior to assuming his current role in 2011, Cofer led the company's global Chocolate category and its integration efforts following the acquisition of Cadbury. His 20-year career also included a successful tenure leading the company's former U.S. pizza business.
- Pradeep Pant, who led the turnaround of the company's business in Asia Pacific, will continue to lead that region. He will also oversee the newly formed EEMEA region. Lawrence MacDougall, who currently leads the company's business in the Middle East and Africa, will lead the expanded EEMEA region reporting to Pant. These two regions represent about 24 percent of the company's revenues. Prior to joining the company in 2008, Pant held senior leadership roles at Fonterra Brands and Gillette, including more than 30 years of successful experience growing markets across Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
- Mark Clouse will continue to lead the company's North American business, which represents about 19 percent of revenues. Prior to assuming his current role in 2011, Clouse led the global Biscuits category following successful stints leading the company's operations in Brazil and China. During his 16 years with the company, he has held a series of senior leadership roles in the company's former North American businesses.
- Gustavo Abelenda will continue to lead the company's Latin American business, which represents about 16 percent of revenues. Abelenda joined the company in 1984 in Argentina and has extensive experience throughout the region in senior finance, strategy, sales, marketing and general management roles. He assumed his current role in 2003.