Karen Wheelahan

Associate Director Supermarkets Australia - Mondelēz International

Karen Wheelahan is the Associate Director,Supermarkets for Australia. She is a member of the sales leadership team, ANZ leadership council and Diversity and Inclusion council at MDLZ.

Karen has extensive experience in the FMCG industry, across Australia and New Zealand having joined Kraft Foods in 2004. She was a key leader in Meals Business, leading the Foodservice and State Operations team, and previously, led the Meals Independents team. Karen also spent six years in New Zealand as Sales and Marketing Manager before she joined Bega Foods in June 2016. Karen was welcomed back to MDLZ in 2019 as a Senior Manager Woolworths.

She is known for her passion and authenticity in leading the teams as she continues to build strong relationships and deliver outstanding commercial outcomes by collaborating cross functionally.

Karen holds a Masters in Marketing from Monash University as well as a Bachelors in Science from Melbourne University.

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