Mondelēz International appointed Karla Schlieper as president of Mondelēz Canada, effective January 17, 2022. She is succeeding Martin Parent, who left the organization in early January.
Schlieper has previously led the Mondelēz business in Latin America’s Southern Cone region (Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay), since 2019. She joined Mondelēz International in 2013 and has since advanced through a number of different roles, including Director, Powdered Beverages, Brazil, Category Director, Biscuits, Brazil, Equity Director for Latin America Biscuits and Vice President, Biscuits for Latin America. Schlieper contributed to the implementation of a new operating model in Latin America, establishing new ways of working and integrating and enhancing key business processes, the company detailed.
“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, executive vice president and president, North America for Mondelēz International. “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