Mondelēz International Appoints MacQuillan As Executive Vice President
Mondelēz International has announced that it has appointed Sandra MacQuillan as executive vice president, integrated supply chain.
In this role, according to the company, she will be responsible for the oversight of the company's global procurement, manufacturing, engineering and customer service and logistics groups.
She will report directly to Dirk Van de Put, chairman and chief executive officer, and will be a member of the Mondelēz International Leadership Team, effective 10 June.
MacQuillan succeeds Daniel Myers, who has announced his intention to retire. He will remain with the company for a period of transition, the company said.
"We are very excited to welcome Sandra to Mondelēz International." said Dirk Van de Put, chairman and chief executive officer, Mondelēz International.
"She brings a wealth of international expertise in sustainable supply chain and technology strategy, with vast experience in packaged goods at global companies where she has built world-class supply chain capabilities,” he continued.
“I want to thank Daniel for his many contributions to our company over the past eight years, including his leadership role in transforming and modernising our global supply chain. We wish him all the best in his retirement,” he said.
MacQuillan joins the company from Kimberly-Clark Corporation, where she served as chief supply chain officer and senior vice president.
There, she had global responsibility for procurement, manufacturing, engineering, logistics, quality and regulatory matters, and sustainability, having been at the firm since 2015.
Prior to Kimberly-Clark Corporation, she spent more than 20 years at Mars Incorporated in a variety of roles, and most recently held the title of global vice president, supply for Mars Global Petcare.
She has extensive emerging markets experience and has led operations in Africa, Central Europe, the Czech Republic, India and the Middle East, Mondelēz International said.
MacQuillan began her career at ExxonMobil, where she held positions in industrial engineering, sales, manufacturing and business development.
“I have long admired Mondelēz International for its leadership position in global snacking, its strong portfolio of brands and its extensive international footprint, and I look forward to working with the team and its partners across the global supply chain network.” said MacQuillan.
MacQuillan currently serves as a non-executive director on the board of directors of Trimble Inc, executive advisory of Supply Chain Management World and on the board of trustees at Atlanta International School.
She has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from the University of Greenwich, UK and was awarded chartered engineer status from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London.
She is a fellow in both The Institute of Mechanical Engineers and The Royal Society of Arts.
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