Mondelēz International Names Paulette Alviti Chief Human Resources Officer

April 30, 2018

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 27, 2018 -- Mondelēz International announced that Paulette Alviti, 47, will join the company as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective June 11.  In this role, Alviti will be responsible for the company’s human resources function worldwide, including leadership team development, talent management, capability building, organizational effectiveness, change management as well as diversity and inclusion. 

“With more than 25 years of public company experience, Paulette is a passionate, talented and experienced HR executive who will lead our people agenda to new heights,” said Dirk Van de Put, Chairman and CEO.  “Paulette will play a key role in reshaping our ways of working as we become a faster, more nimble and agile organization that puts consumers’ changing needs at the center of everything we do.” 

Alviti joins the company from Foot Locker, Inc., a global retail company, where she has served as CHRO since 2013.  Before Foot Locker, Alviti held various senior leadership positions at PepsiCo and The Pepsi Bottling Group in both developed and emerging markets, including serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Africa. 

“With an unrivaled portfolio of brands consumers love all around the world, it’s truly an honor to join Mondelēz International,” said Alviti. “I look forward to working with Dirk and his leadership team to help build a winning culture, fueled by the best talent in the industry, to help deliver the company’s global growth ambitions.” 

Alviti is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and holds an MBA from Pace University.  She succeeds Karen May, who announced her plans to retire last October.  May will work full-time with Alviti to transition knowledge and responsibilities through the summer. 

About Mondelēz International 

Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is building the best snacking company in the world, with 2017 net revenues of approximately $26 billion. Creating more moments of joy in approximately 160 countries, Mondelēz International is a world leader in biscuits, chocolate, gum, candy and powdered beverages, featuring global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate; and Trident gum.  Mondelēz International is a proud member of the Standard and Poor’s 500, Nasdaq 100 and Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Visit or follow the company on Twitter at


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