Vice President Finance Latin America @ Mondelez
Kostas Papadopoulos is an experience Senior Finance Director who started his career in Greece in 1999 with Warner Lambert. Gradually he assumed roles of increased responsibility and in 2009 was appointed Finance Director for Greece and Cyprus for Cadbury SA.
After the acquisition of Cadbury by Kraft Foods he was appointed Finance Director for the combined business in Greece leading the integration of the 2 businesses in the volatile external environment due to the Greek Economic crisis. In 2013 he moved to Switzerland as Finance Director Chocolate for Northern Europe, leading the successful business transformation. In 2015 he moved to the UK to become the Finance Director for Northern Europe, the biggest Region for Mondelēz, with turnover of ~$3.5Bn. In 2016 he was promoted to Senior Finance Director Chocolate for Mondelēz Europe, which is the biggest category for the company with turnover of $5Bn and managing some of the most famous Global Chocolate Brands like Milka, Cadbury, Toblerone, but also Lacta, Pavlides & Merenda in Greece.
Since 2018 he is in his currently role of Mondelēz Senior Finance Director Europe FP&A, also acting as the deputy CFO for the $10Bn revenue business.