Mr. John C. Pope
Mr. Pope was appointed to The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015 and previously served on the Kraft board from August 2012 to July 2015. Mr. Pope has served as Chairman of PFI Group, LLC, a financial management firm, since 1994. Mr. Pope also serves as Chairman of the Board of R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co., a printing company, since May 2014; and as a director of Talgo S.A., a railcar manufacturer, since March 2015 and Waste Management, Inc., a provider of comprehensive waste management services, since 1997.
From November 2004 to December 2011, Mr. Pope served as Chairman of the Board of Waste Management, Inc. He also served as Chairman of the Board of MotivePower Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and remanufacturer of locomotives and locomotive components, from December 1995 to November 1999. Prior to joining MotivePower Industries, Inc., Mr. Pope served in various capacities at United Airlines, a U.S.-based airline, and its parent, UAL Corporation, including as Director, Vice Chairman, President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Marketing and Finance. Mr. Pope was formerly a director of Con-way, Inc., Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., Mondelēz International and Navistar International Corporation.
Mr. Pope received a Bachelor’s Degree from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.