Eurozone crisis burdening U.S. businesses

Eurozone crisis burdening U.S. businesses

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Companies from Ford Motor Co. to Staples Inc. say their businesses are being weighed down by the growing eurozone crisis, which is hurting the U.S. recovery.

Kraft to change name to Mondelez Int'l

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 23 (UPI) -- Kraft Foods shareholders voted Wednesday to change the name of the U.S. company to Mondelez International.

Kraft to lay off 1,600 in 2012

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Kraft Foods said Tuesday it would lay off 1,600 workers in North America in 2012 to position the company for splitting up its grocery and snack operations.

Kraft remains focused on Cadbury

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. food giant Kraft said it would continue to pursue Cadbury, and called for a "disciplined approach" in its quest for the chocolate maker.

Kraft says it will pursue Cadbury

BOSTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Kraft Foods Inc. Chief Executive Officer Irene Rosenfeld said Wednesday that Kraft would continue to pursue Cadbury PLC, the British confectionery maker.

Pepsi chief named most powerful woman

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Indra Nooyi, chairman and chief executive officer of Pepsi Co. was ranked first on Fortune Magazine's annual list of the 50 most powerful women in 2008.

Kraft Foods to raise prices, CEO says

NORTHFIELD , Ill., May 14 (UPI) -- Kraft Foods Inc. Chief Executive Officer Irene Rosenfeld said the Northfield, Ill., food giant will raise prices this year.

Kraft unloads Post cereals in merger deal

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Kraft Foods has agreed to sell its Post cereals business to Ralcorp Holdings in a $2.6 billion merger deal, it was reported Friday.

Merkel tops Forbes powerful women list

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- New York-based Forbes magazine has ranked German Chancellor Angela Merkel No. 1 on its list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women.

Report: Kraft meeting disappoints analysts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Analysts were disappointed by U.S. food giant Kraft Foods Inc.'s decision to retain all its product lines, a published report said Wednesday.

Merkel edges Rice as most powerful woman

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Angela Merkel, Germany's first woman chancellor, has succeeded U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on the Forbes list as the world's most powerful woman.

Pepsico to cut back on kids' advertising

LONDON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. soft drink giant Pepsico said Monday it will cut down advertising its products to children.

Irene Blecker Rosenfeld (born May 3, 1953) is the Chairman and CEO of Kraft Foods.

Rosenfeld was born in Brooklyn, and later brought up in Westbury, New York to parents Seymour and Joan Blecker, a young Jewish couple. Her father’s parents were Romanian Jews, her mother’s grandparents were German Jews. She holds a Ph.D. in Marketing and Statistics, an MBA, and a B.A. degree in Psychology from Cornell University.

Rosenfeld has worked for 25 years in the food and beverage industry. Her first job was at Dancer Fitzgerald Sample advertising agency in New York and she later joined General Foods in consumer research.

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