Roberto Marques is responsible for leading Mondelēz International’s $7 billion North America region, which spans the U.S. and Canada and includes Power Brands like Oreo and belVita biscuits; Triscuit and Wheat Thins crackers; Halls candy and Trident gum. In this role, Marques is a business sponsor on the company’s Supply Chain Reinvention Steering Committee and Sales & Marketing Optimization team as well as a member of Mondelēz International’s newly formed Growth Council.
Roberto joins Mondelēz International after a successful career at Johnson & Johnson, where he most recently served as Company Group Chairman, Consumer North America, overseeing all aspects the $6 billion business, including beauty, baby and personal products and over-the-counter medicines. Prior to that, he held several senior management roles at J&J, including Company Group Chairman Consumer Health Care Global Business Unit, Worldwide President for the Vision Care Division, and President of Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America for Vision Care.
His track record includes driving growth through global platforms and leading multiple businesses and functions, including start-ups, turnarounds and the effective repositioning and growth of leading household brands, including Acuvue, Aveeno, Band-Aid, Johnson’s, Listerine, Neutrogena, Neosporin, Rogaine, Splenda, Tylenol and Zyrtec.
Roberto is a board member of the Consumer Health Care Products Association, ENACTUS and the Brazil-U.S. Business Council at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
He earned a bachelor\'s degree in business, marketing and strategic planning from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo and completed postgraduate work at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Roberto speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish and has lived and worked in Brazil, Colombia, the UK and the United States.