Mondelēz International Inc. has named Karla Schlieper president of Toronto-based Mondelēz Canada. Schlieper Martin Parent who is leaving the Canadian organization.
Schlieper assumes the leadership role in Canada following her success leading the Mondelēz business in Latin America's Southern Cone region, which comprises Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay). In that position, which she has held since May 2019, Schlieper led a substantial turnaround of the business against a challenging backdrop of the pandemic and in a volatile economy and demanding business climate.
Schlieper joined Mondelēz International in 2013, bringing with her strong experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry, including senior strategy roles with Unilever and J&F Group in both Latin America and Europe.
"We are excited to welcome Karla to the North America region, and to our Canadian business, as we focus on driving our growth ambition and snacking leadership in Canada," said Glen Walter, Mondelēz’s executive vice president and president of North America.
"Her passion for developing people, paired with strong end-to-end business acumen, positions her well to lead the Canada business in its next phase, and in achieving its growth targets,” he said.