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Snacks giant picks new CEO as tastes change, revenue falls

Incoming Mondelez chief has worked in McCain Foods, Novartis, candy maker Mars and Coca-Cola

Mr Van de Put spent six years as the head of McCain, one of the world's largest makers of frozen potato products, during which time the company said it experienced record growth.

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THE snack food giant Mondelez International, maker of Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers, said on Wednesday that it had appointed Dirk Van de Put as its new chief executive.

Mr Van de Put, head of the frozen food company McCain Foods, will succeed Mondelez's current CEO, Irene...

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