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Employment History

Black MBA Women LLC

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Kraft Foods Inc.


Executive Leadership Council

Board Member
J.C. Penney Co. , Inc.

Board Member
Ad Council

Board Member

Life Member
Goodman Theatre companies

Board Member
American Beverage Association

Member of Board of Trustees
Kohl Children's Museum

Board Member
Black PR Wire Inc

Board Member


Bachelor of Science


Nazareth College of Rochester


Master of Business Administration

Columbia University

bachelor's degree


Nazareth College

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POWER PROFILES | Black MBA Women [cached]

Mary Beth West - EVP & CMO, Kraft Foods, Inc.

Mary Beth West - EVP & CMO, Kraft Foods, Inc.

MARY BETH WEST – EVP & CMO, KRAFT FOODS, INC. | Black MBA Women [cached]

Mary Beth West is the Executive Vice President and Chief Category and Marketing Officer at Kraft Foods Inc. She is responsible for Consumer Insights & Strategy, Integrated Marketing Communications, Consumer Services, and Sustainability. She also leads the biscuit, gum and candy, and chocolate Global Category Teams.

Prior to this position, in April 2006, Mary Beth was the Group Vice President at Kraft Foods and President of the North America Beverages Sector. She managed a sector with more than $3 billion in revenues, comprised of such iconic brands as Maxwell House coffee, Tassimo, Crystal Light, Capri Sun and Kool-Aid.
Mary Beth began her career in 1986 when she joined General Foods as Associate Product Manager on Maxwell House. She held a number of marketing positions of increasing responsibility in both the Maxwell House and Desserts Divisions. In 1998, she was promoted to Vice President New Business Development to work on new products. The following year, she became Vice President of Marketing for the Enhancers Division, leading efforts on Miracle Whip salad dressing, Kraft Mayo and Kraft Salad Dressings. In 2001, Mary Beth was tapped to run Kraft's Meals Division, a post she held for three years. In late 2004, she was appointed Group Vice President of Kraft Foods and President of the North American Grocery Sector, where she managed brands such as Jell-O gelatin, Cool Whip whipped topping, Grey Poupon mustard and A.1. sauces.
She currently serves on Board of Directors for J.C. Penney Co., Inc. and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council. Mary Beth has been recognized for her achievements by the Minority MBA's Next Generation of Business Leaders and by Crain's Chicago Business in 2001 for their annual "40 under 40" listing.
Mary Beth received a Bachelor of Science in Management from Nazareth College of Rochester and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.

Kraft Foods Inc company profile, selected financial data, management, key decision makers, annual report | Research Bank [cached]

Mary Beth West, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

It’s time to contact Penney: Board member becomes CMO – Ratti Report: new business leads, account reviews, advertising bizdev [cached]

PLANO, TX: J. C. Penney Co. board member Mary Beth West is giving up her directorship to become executive vice president and chief customer and marketing officer.

West has been a Penney board member since 2005. She has held several top jobs at General Foods and Kraft, including executive vice president and chief category and marketing officer at Kraft Foods.
She has nearly 30 years experience in consumer and retail marketing. Most recently she held the top marketing role with Mondelçz International Inc., which was formerly part of Kraft Foods.
West, 52, will not stand for re-election to the board at the end of her term on May 15 at the company's annual meeting. She starts her new job on June 1. West replaces Debra Berman who left Penney in March.

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Mary Beth West Executive Vice President and Chief Category and Marketing Officer, Kraft Foods Inc.

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