Famed As: Chairwoman and CEO of Mondelēz International
About: Irene Rosenfeld is the current CEO and chairwoman of Mondelēz International, which is a global food and beverage corporation. Mondelēz International manages several popular snack brands, such as Triscuit, Toblerone, Chips Ahoy! and Oreo. Rosenfeld has been an executive in the food and beverage business industry since 2004, but has worked in the industry for about 30 years. She received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology, Master of Science in Business, and a Ph.D. in Marketing and Statistics, all from Cornell University. In 2008, she was ranked as number six on The Wall Street Journal’s list of 50 Women to Watch. Rosenfeld is known for promoting healthy products in the brands that she oversees.
Quote: “I believe very strongly in the value of having a diverse team around me that comes from very different backgrounds and different points of view.”