Mr. John T. Cahill
Mr. Cahill was appointed Vice Chairman of The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015. Previously, Mr. Cahill served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods Group from December 2014 to July 2015. Mr. Cahill had served as Kraft’s non-executive Chairman from March 8, 2014 until his appointment as Chairman and CEO. Prior to that, he served as Kraft’s Executive Chairman since October 1, 2012. He joined Mondelēz International, Inc., a food and beverage company and Kraft’s former parent, on January 2, 2012 as the Executive Chairman Designate, North American Grocery, and served in that capacity until the spin-off of Kraft. Prior to that, he served as an Industrial Partner at Ripplewood Holdings LLC, a private equity firm, from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Cahill spent nine years with The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc., a beverage manufacturing company, most recently as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2006 and Executive Chairman until 2007. Mr. Cahill previously spent nine years with PepsiCo, Inc., a food and beverage company, in a variety of leadership positions.
He currently serves as lead independent director of American Airlines Group and is also a director at Colgate-Palmolive Company and a former director of Legg Mason, Inc.