Mondelēz International has announced the appointment of Glenn Caton as its new President for Northern Europe.
He will be responsible for the group’s businesses in the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, where manufactures snacks brands such as Cadbury, Oreo, Maynards Bassetts, Ritz and belVita.
Caton replaces Mary Barnard, who is taking on the position of Category President, Chocolate, Mondelēz Europe. She joined Mondelēz International in March 2014 after a sixteen year career with PepsiCo, working in both the UK and US.
Caton joined Mondelēz International in August 2013 as Director for the Chocolate Category in the UK and Ireland. In his current role as Vice President for Chocolate, Northern Europe, the group said that he has delivered strong growth across the region for leading brands such as Cadbury Dairy Milk in the UK and Ireland; Freia Chocolate in Norway and Marabou Chocolate in Sweden.
Prior to joining Mondelēz International, Caton held a number of senior roles across a number of different industries, including Managing Director, Direct Wines UK and Managing Director, Hiscox UK Direct to Consumer Insurance, as well as a several commercial roles across the UK and Europe with Procter & Gamble.
Caton commented: “I’m delighted to take on the role as President for Northern Europe and to lead Britain’s largest branded food manufacturer, home to some of the world’s most iconic brands including Cadbury. My priorities will continue to be building sustainable, profitable growth, ensuring Mondelēz International is a great place to work and that we are making a positive impact in all the communities we work with.”