The Kraft Heinz Firm takes a brand new step in its transformation journey with three seasoned new members to its North America management group. New exterior additions embody Helen Davis, SVP and head of North America Operations, and Rebecca Dunphey, SVP and president of Contemporary, Drinks and Desserts. Simon Laroche, an inside rent, will assume the position of SVP, president of Canada and North America Espresso.
“The addition of Helen, Rebecca and Simon to the North America management group is a large step in our development agenda,” mentioned Carlos Abrams-Rivera, North America Zone president for Kraft Heinz. “Every brings world-class expertise, and I’m assured this empowered group will assist us drive our distinctive Kraft Heinz tradition and create an area to innovate, strengthen our aggressive benefits, and unlock our energy of 1 group harnessing greatness.”
Helen Davis joins Kraft Heinz with greater than 25 years of expertise main operations and provide chain for main CPG corporations throughout numerous geographies. Most just lately, Davis labored as head of provide chain, North America Magnificence, Wellbeing and Private Care at Unilever. In her new position as SVP and head of North America Operations, Davis will lean on her wealthy expertise of main advanced world corporations by way of difficult provide chain environments and modernizing her groups with new instruments and group buildings. After additionally main a number of end-to-end capabilities whereas at Estée Lauder, Coca-Cola, and Reckitt Benckiser, Davis is nicely positioned to carry an modern, strategic, and collaborative method to Kraft Heinz.
As the brand new SVP and president of Contemporary, Drinks and Desserts in North America, Rebecca Dunphey joins Kraft Heinz to supervise a number of the firm’s most iconic manufacturers. Most just lately, Dunphey labored on the Clorox Firm, the place she was group president for its Care & Connection division, main seven enterprise models. She additionally served as the manager sponsor of the Clorox Sustainability Program. With greater than 20 years of expertise, Dunphey additionally held a number of worldwide and U.S. enterprise unit management roles at Kimberly-Clark and Unilever. In her new position, she is going to assist drive optimistic share development by creating advanced model methods and thru innovation.
Simon Laroche has been with Kraft Heinz for greater than 4 years, most just lately within the position of president of Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, and Japan (ANJ), the place he led a group of about 2,500 staff. He’s returning to his house nation of Canada, the place he’ll be SVP and president of Canada and the North America Espresso Enterprise. Laroche brings greater than 20 years of expertise within the meals and beverage trade, together with practically 14 years at Labatt Breweries of Canada, the place he held a number of roles, together with VP of gross sales for the Canadian market. Laroche can be primarily based within the Kraft Heinz Toronto workplace.
Davis, Dunphey and Laroche will all report back to Abrams-Rivera.