Irene Rosenfeld, CEO of Kraft Foods
Irene Rosenfeld makes today delicious, one bite at a time. As CEO of Kraft Foods, Rosenfeld, 59, manages a multinational food and beverage conglomerate that markets brands in over 170 countries.
In 2011, when Kraft announced that it would split in two, it named Rosenfeld chairwoman of the $31 billion global snacking company Mondelez International, one half of the divided company.
Born and raised in Westbury, New York, Rosenfeld holds a PhD in marketing and statistics and an MBA from Cornell University.
She has worked in the food industry for some 30 years. Forbes rated Rosenfeld 10th in its 2011 list of Most Powerful Women.