GMA to honor CPG, grocery veterans

The Grocery Manufacturers Association will award its prestigious Hall of Achievement Award to Irene Rosenfeld and Fred Morganthall.

Rosenfeld is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mondelēz International, Inc. Morganthall served as Executive Vice President of Kroger and President of Harris Teeter.

The Hall of Achievement Award, GMA’s highest honor, recognizes the service and extraordinary contributions of distinguished food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry leaders.

Both winners will be presented with this year’s award at GMA’s Leadership Forum in August at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

“Irene Rosenfeld has been a trailblazer in the food industry in many ways,” said GMA CEO Pam Bailey.

“Not only was she one of the first women to serve on the GMA board in a leadership role, she led some of the most iconic consumer brands through times of major transition.

The creation of Mondelēz International as a global snacking powerhouse is largely due to Irene’s foresight, understanding of the marketplace, and willingness to take risks that ultimately paid off.

Irene was a great CEO and a bold leader. I’m so pleased that the GMA board voted her a 2018 Hall of Achievement Award Winner.”

In 2006, Rosenfeld began serving as CEO...

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