CAROL J. WARD, ESQ.
Vice President & Corporate Secretary – Mondelēz International, Inc.
Carol Ward was appointed Vice President & Corporate Secretary of Kraft Foods in October 2006. On October 1, 2012 Kraft Foods became Mondelēz International. In this role, Ward provides legal counsel and guidance to the Board of Directors, senior management, and employees on matters of corporate governance, corporate securities, and SEC reporting and compliance.
Prior to joining Kraft Foods, Ward began her career at CIGNA Corporation in 1983, holding leadership positions within its Investment and Group Insurance Law departments. In 1986, she was named Assistant Corporate Secretary. From there, Ward was named Corporate Secretary in 1992 and continued to serve in this role for 14 years when she was appointed Chief Compliance Officer from July 1998 to September 2006.
She continues to lend her expertise in law, governance and related topics to a number of organizations. Ward is a member of the American Bar Association and its Committees on Corporate Laws and Corporate Governance; member and past President of the Stockholder Relations Society of New York; member and former Chairman of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. She also serves as a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Advisory Board of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the Lerner College of Business & Economics, University of Delaware.
Ward is a member of the Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois (in-house) and Pennsylvania Bars. She earned her B.A. from Yale University and received a J.D. from Emory University School of Law.