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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 9, 2022, we increased the size of the Mondelēz International Board of Directors (the “Board”) from 10 to 11 members and appointed Anindita (Ann) Mukherjee to the Board, effective January 1, 2023. Ms. Mukherjee is currently Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Pernod Ricard NA. The Board has not yet determined to which committees it will appoint Ms. Mukherjee.
Ms. Mukherjee will receive the same compensation and indemnification as our other non-employee directors. The compensation program is described in our Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on April 6, 2022. The form of indemnification agreement is an exhibit to our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 4, 2022.
There are no transactions between Ms. Mukherjee and us that would be reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Ms. Mukherjee was not selected pursuant to any arrangement or understanding between her and any other person.
A copy of our press release regarding these events is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) The following exhibits are being filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|99.1||Mondelēz International, Inc. Press Release, dated December 13, 2022.|
|104||The cover page from Mondelēz International, Inc.’s Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL (included as Exhibit 101).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|MONDELĒZ INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|Name:||Ellen M. Smith|
Senior Vice President & Chief Counsel,
Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary
Date: December 13, 2022
|Contacts:||Tracey Noe (Media)||Shep Dunlap (Investors)|
Mondelēz International Appoints Ann Mukherjee to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, December 13, 2022 Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ) today announced the appointment of Ann Mukherjee, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Pernod Ricard North America, to the Companys Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2023.
We welcome Ann to our Board and look forward to benefitting from her strong track record in leading and advising multinational consumer packaged goods companies, said Dirk Van de Put, Chairman & CEO of Mondelēz International. Her expertise in consumer insights, commercial execution and brand innovation will provide important perspective to our Board and team as we continue advancing our Vision 2030 strategy as a global snacking leader.
Mukherjee has served as Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Pernod Ricard North America, a global leader in wine and spirits, since December 2019. Previously, she served as Global Chief Commercial Officer and Global Chief Marketing Officer for S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., a multinational consumer product manufacturer. Earlier, she held several senior positions with PepsiCo, Inc., a multinational food and beverage corporation, including President, Global Snacks Group and Global Insights, as well as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Frito-Lay, Inc., a subsidiary of PepsiCo.
Mukherjees appointment expands the size of the Companys Board of Directors to 11 members.
About Mondelēz International
Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ) empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. With 2021 net revenues of approximately $29 billion, MDLZ is leading the future of snacking with iconic global and local brands such as OREO, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Mondelēz International is a proud member of the Standard and Poors 500, Nasdaq 100 and Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Visit www.mondelezinternational.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDLZ.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. Words, and variations of words, such as will, may, expect, plan, continue and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements about Mondelēz Internationals strategic priorities and growth strategy; Mondelēz Internationals future performance, including its future revenue and earnings growth; plans to reshape Mondelēz Internationals portfolio and extend its leadership positions in chocolate and biscuits as well as baked snacks; Mondelēz Internationals leadership position in snacking; volatility in global consumer, commodity, transportation, labor, currency and capital markets; consumer behavior, consumption and demand trends and Mondelēz Internationals business in developed and emerging markets, its channels, its brands and its categories; Mondelēz Internationals environmental, social and governance and sustainability strategies, goals, targets and initiatives; and long-term value creation. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Mondelēz Internationals control, which could cause Mondelēz Internationals actual results to differ materially from those indicated in these forward-looking statements. Please also see Mondelēz Internationals risk factors, as they may be amended from time to time, set forth in its filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. There may be other factors not presently known to Mondelēz International or which it currently considers to be immaterial that could cause Mondelēz Internationals actual results to differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking statements it makes. Mondelēz International disclaims and does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement in this press release, except as required by applicable law or regulation.