John T. Cahill

Former Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at The Kraft Heinz Co.

John T. Cahill

John T. Cahill

Former Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at The Kraft Heinz Co.

Career Highlights

KFC Corp.
West Quality Food Service, Inc.
RKO Pictures, Inc.

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Greenwich, CT, United States

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Former President at Johnson & Johnson

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Chief Operating Officer at The Kraft Heinz Co.

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Senior Advisor at Crestview LLC

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Chairman at PFI Group LLC

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Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at General Electric Company

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Co-Founder at 3G Capital, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Frito-Lay North America, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Medical University of South Carolina Foundation

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Chief Financial Officer at The Kraft Heinz Co.

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Former Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at The Kraft Heinz Co.
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Member, Board of Trustees at St. Andrew's School of Delaware, Inc.

St. Andrew's School is a coed boarding school, grades 9 through 12.

MBA with Honors

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

AB in Economics with Honors

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

The Kraft Heinz Co. engages in the manufacture and market of food and beverage products. It operates through the following geographical segments: United States, Canada, EMEA, and Rest of the World. The Rest of the World segment is comprised of the Latin America and Asia Pacific segments. Its products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, ambient meals, frozen and chilled meals, and for infant and nutrition. The company was founded on July 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

Industrial Partner

Ripplewood Advisors LLC engages in the provision of financial investment advisory services. The company was founded by Timothy Clark Collins in 1995 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Vice Chairman

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has grown from a small private medical school in 1824 into one of the nation’s top academic health science centers, with a 700-bed medical center (MUSC Health) and six colleges that train approximately 2600 health care professionals per year. MUSC aerial photoAs an academic medical center or teaching hospital, MUSC Health is at the forefront of the latest advances in medicine, with world-class physicians, groundbreaking research and technology that is often among the first of its kind in the world. Patients also benefit from a multidisciplinary, team approach to care that involves the close collaboration of specialists from many different areas. MUSC Health annually records more than one million patient encounters, and is highly regarded in many disease areas including neurosciences, cancer care, rheumatology, digestive disorders, heart and vascular care, transplant, women’s health, pediatric medicine, musculoskeletal disorders, psychiatry, eye care, otolaryngology, and respiratory medicine. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report recognized MUSC Health as “One of America’s Best Hospitals” with six specialty areas ranked in the top 50 in the nation(4 adult specialities and 2 pediatric) with nearly 300 MUSC Health physicians making the prestigious Best Doctors in America list. Other milestones include National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation for MUSC Hollings Cancer Center and the completion of a new, state-of-the-art hospital dedicated to the treatment of cardiovascular and digestive diseases. Serving the needs of greater Charleston for more than 180 years, MUSC and its associated medical center has been a beacon of understanding and community outreach through times of war, natural disaster, and economic adversity.

Boards & Committees
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2015

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. manufactured and marketed packaged food products. The company was founded in 1980 and was headquartered in Northfield, IL.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2014

Since its founding in 1899 in Baltimore, Maryland, Legg Mason has evolved into one of the largest asset management firms in the world, serving individual and institutional investors on six continents. Today's Legg Mason is a diversified group of global asset management firms ("affiliates") who are recognized for their proven investment expertise and long-term performance. The principal investment affiliates of Legg Mason are among the industry leaders in their respective areas of specialization, with unique investment approaches that have been developed over decades. The distinctive Legg Mason “multi-affiliate” business model provides clients with a broad spectrum of Equity, Fixed Income, Liquidity and Alternatives solutions, from mutual funds to college savings plans to variable annuities to separately managed accounts. Legg Mason affiliates operate with investment autonomy, with each affiliate pursuing its own unique investment philosophy and process and maintaining its own investment culture, in order to create sustainable value for its clients. Legg Mason provides global distribution and invests in growth through core strategic services including capital allocation for product development, investing in our existing affiliates and making new acquisitions. The diversification and balance of Legg Mason have fueled the company’s performance over its twenty-nine year history as a public company. Legg Mason is one of the largest asset managers in the world, with assets under management of $648 billion as of December 31, 2012

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2014

Legg Mason & Co. LLC (Maryland), a subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., is an American company involved in investment advice.

Member, Board of Directors

U.S.-Russia Business Council operates as a trade association. It provides business development, dispute resolution, government relations, and market intelligence services to its American and Russian member companies. The company represents the interests of 300 member companies operating in the Russian market. U.S.-Russia Business Council was founded in 2000 and is located in Washington, DC.

Political Donations

Chairman at Stevens Aviation, Inc.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
National Association of Corporate Directors - Directorship 100
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