Mondelēz International Names New EVP & Chief People Officer

Stephanie Lilak will replace Paulette Alviti, who will retire in April 2024.


December 14, 2023

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Stephanie Lilak comes from Bumble, an online dating and networking site.Image courtesy of Mondelēz International

Mondelēz International has appointed Stephanie Lilak to executive vice president and chief people officer, effective January 15. She replaces Paulette Alviti, who will retire in April following a transition period, after 5 1/2 years with the company.

Lilak will be responsible for oversight of the company’s human resources function worldwide, including talent management, leadership and capability development, compensation and benefits, change management and employee relations, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. She will report to Dirk Van de Put, chairman and CEO, and will be a member of the Mondelēz International Leadership Team.

“Having a winning growth culture, anchored by engaged talent, future-focused capabilities and diversity, equity and inclusion, is an absolutely critical part of our current and future success as an organization,” Van de Put said. “I am excited for Stephanie’s leadership as a champion of our people and culture.”

Lilak comes from Bumble, Inc., and is a two-time public-company chief human resources officer with experience across multiple industries. She spent 23 years prior this at General Mills, in Human Resources leadership roles including Sales, Operations, and International positions. As CHRO at Dunkin Brands, Lilak led several impactful talent, organization, and cultural initiatives that supported the growth of the company and its people.

“After spending the majority of my more than 30-year career working in food, the opportunity to lead people and culture development for such a dynamic global company with a portfolio of iconic snacking brands is very exciting,” Lilak said. “I look forward to working with Dirk and the leadership team to build on the company’s great momentum in pursuing an exciting long-term vision.”

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