Tom Corley, currently SVP US Sales, has been appointed President of Sales for the new Kraft Foods grocery company. He will report to Mike Hsu and will be based in Northfield. In his distinguished 25-year career, Tom has demonstrated strong leadership skills and has played a key role in transforming US Sales into a world-class organization. Tom has held signature roles throughout our sales function in both field and headquarters positions. He has led multiple regions, customer teams and has vast experience with our business units and overall network. Tom’s depth of industry knowledge and strong customer partnerships make him the perfect candidate to lead the new Sales organization.
Don Quigley will become President of Sales for the US Snacks organization, reporting to Mark Clouse. Don will join us on March 1st from Kimberly Clark, where he currently holds the position of President, Global Consumer Sales. Don has extensive CPG experience, having held senior Sales positions with PepsiCo and E&J Gallo Winery. Don’s experience in both DSD and warehouse distribution systems will be a valuable asset as we build an integrated Direct Store Delivery (DSD) model for SnackCo and realign our sales force to focus on Biscuits. Don will be based out of Northfield & the East Hanover office during his transition.
“As part of Kraft Foods’ work to build two powerful Sales organizations, we are pleased to announce the U.S. Heads of Sales for both GroceryCo and SnackCo and their leadership teams,” says Patrick Hare, Director of Industry Development, Kraft Foods. “These appointments will be effective on April 1st – at which time we will operate as two separate sales forces.”