Irene Rosenfeld, the recently retired CEO of Mondelez International (Kraft Foods) had a fairly spectacular - and occasionally controversial - career.
One area in which she excelled was talent development - in her 36 years in the food industry she developed 13 future CEOs. This article discusses her legacy.
“She was a creative thinker, but also really strong on data and analytics,” said Tom Reddin, the former CEO of online mortgage broker LendingTree, who worked under Rosenfeld at Kraft. “I think it helped her develop people under her, to get them to think creatively and think analytically.”