Mondelez International Nominates Ratan N. Tata to Board Of Directors
Election to Take Place at Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 21, 2013
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 3, 2013
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, Inc.
(NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced today the nomination of Ratan N. Tata to its Board of
Directors. Tata, 75, is Chairman of the Tata Trusts, which are among the
largest private sector philanthropic trusts in India.
"Ratan is an outstanding candidate for our Board," said Chairman and CEO Irene
Rosenfeld. "A global citizen and accomplished innovator, Ratan's career
achievements are truly impressive. His operating experience and marketing
expertise, particularly in developing markets, will be terrific assets to our
Board and to Mondelez International."
Prior to his current role, Tata served as Chairman of Tata Sons Limited, the
holding company of the Tata Group, from 1991 until 2012. He was also Chairman
of the major Tata Group companies, including Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Tata
Consultancy Services, Tata Global Beverages and several other Tata companies
until 2012. Tata joined the Tata Group in 1962. He earned a Bachelor of
Architecture degree from Cornell University in 1962 and completed Harvard
Business School's Advanced Management Program in 1975.
All incumbent members of the Board will stand for re-election.
Shareholders will elect 11 directors for one-year terms at the company's
Annual Meeting, which will take place at 9 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 21, 2013,
at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, Ill. Shareholders
of record at the close of business on March 15, 2013, are entitled to attend
and vote on all matters that properly come before the meeting. The company's
2013 Notice of Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement and Annual Report on Form
10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012, are available at
About Mondelez International
Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is a global snacking powerhouse,
with 2012 revenue of $35 billion. Creating delicious moments of joy in 165
countries, Mondelez International is a world leader in chocolate, biscuits,
gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages, with billion-dollar brands such as
Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate, Jacobs coffee, LU, Nabisco
and Oreo biscuits, Tang powdered beverages and Trident gum. Mondelez
International is a proud member of the Standard and Poor's 500, NASDAQ 100 and
Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Visit www.mondelezinternational.com and
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