Mondelēz International has announced the appointment of Javier Polit to the role of chief information officer (CIO), effective as of 23 March 2020.
Most recently, Polit was CIO of The Procter & Gamble Company for almost three years. Prior to that, he served as group CIO for the Bottling Investments Group and Coca-Cola North America at The Coca-Cola Company.
Luca Zaramella, Mondelēz’s executive vice president and CFO, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Javier to Mondelēz International to lead our global team of IT professionals and help accelerate our enterprise-wide digital transformation.
“He has a successful track record of leading large-scale IT transformations at global companies and extensive experience in managing all facets of strategic enterprise technology.
“I look forward to his contributions in leveraging technology to enable all three pillars of our long-term growth strategy.”
Newly appointed CIO Polit added: “I am very excited to join Mondelēz International and help make technology a competitive advantage.
“I look forward to partnering with the leadership team and our partners around the world to strengthen and expand the impact of IT across the company.”
Polit will report to Zaramella, who has served at Mondelēz for more than 20 years and has held several roles including, most recently, CFO after his 2018 appointment to the position.
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