John T. Cahill
Mr. Cahill brings to the Board extensive experience in the food and beverage industry, global leadership, operating, marketing, and product development experience.
Mr. Cahill has served on our Board as Vice Chair since July 2015, prior to which he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (“Kraft”) from 2014 to 2015. He previously served as Kraft’s Executive Chairman from 2012 to 2014. Mr. Cahill served as Executive Chairman Designate, North American Grocery of Mondelēz International, Inc., a food and beverage company and former parent of Kraft, in 2012. Prior to that, he served as Industrial Partner at Ripplewood Holdings LLC, a private equity firm, from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Cahill held various executive and senior financial positions with PepsiCo, Inc., a global food and beverage company, and affiliates from 1989 to 2007. He has served as Lead Independent Director of American Airlines Group, an airline holding company, since 2013 and as a director at Colgate-Palmolive Company, a global consumer products company, since 2005. He previously served as a director of Kraft from 2012 to 2015 and Legg Mason, Inc., a financial services holding company, from 2010 to 2014.