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01/11/2022

Karla Schlieper named president of Mondelēz Canada

Schlieper replaces Martin Parent in the top role, effective Jan. 17
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Karla Schlieper 
Mondelēz International appoints Karla Schlieper to lead Canada business (CNW Group/Mondelez International, Inc.)

Karla Schlieper is taking over for Martin Parent as president of Mondelēz Canada, effective Jan. 17.

Schlieper has been leading the Mondelēz business in Latin America's Southern Cone region (Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay) since 2019. In this role, the company credits Schlieper with turning around the business “against a challenging backdrop of the pandemic and in a volatile economy and demanding business climate.”

Schlieper joined Mondelēz in 2013, holding a number of different roles including director, powdered beverages, Brazil; category director, biscuits, Brazil; equity director for Latin America biscuits; and vice-president, biscuits for Latin America. She has also worked for Unilever and J&F Group in both Latin America and Europe.

"We are excited to welcome Karla to the North America region, and to our Canadian business, as we focus on driving our growth ambition and snacking leadership in Canada," said Glen Walter, executive vice president and president, North America for Mondelēz International, in a press release announcing Schlieper's appointment.

"Her passion for developing people, paired with strong end-to-end business acumen, positions her well to lead the Canada business in its next phase, and in achieving its growth targets," added Walter.

"We are excited to welcome Karla to the North America region, and to our Canadian business, as we focus on driving our growth ambition and snacking leadership in Canada," said Glen Walter, executive vice-president and president, North America for Mondelēz International, in a press release.

"Her passion for developing people, paired with strong end-to-end business acumen, positions her well to lead the Canada business in its next phase, and in achieving its growth targets," added Walter.

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