Mark A. Clouse is President and Chief Executive Officer. He was named to the role effective January 22, 2019, making him the 14th leader in our more than 150-year history.
Mark has more than two decades of experience in the food industry, including senior management positions at Fortune 200 companies with iconic center-store brands, including Mondelēz International and Kraft Foods Inc. During Mark’s two-and-a-half-year tenure as CEO of Pinnacle Foods, the company consistently grew or maintained market share in each of its top categories, delivered double-digit adjusted EPS growth, and successfully integrated the Boulder Brands acquisition creating significant shareholder value.
Mark joined Pinnacle Foods from Mondelēz, where he served as Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Growth Officer, with responsibility for the company’s growth strategy and key functions including corporate strategy, global marketing, global sales, and research, development and quality.
Throughout his 20-year career at Kraft, including the subsequent transition of Mondelēz, Mark served in a range of leadership positions managing food brands in developed markets and entrepreneurial global businesses in emerging markets such as Brazil and China.
Prior to joining Kraft, Mark served in the United States Army as a pilot and completed his service as a captain. Mark is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He currently serves on the board of Brown‑Forman Corporation.