Karen May is Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Mondelēz International, Inc. She is responsible for the company’s human resources function worldwide. Karen held the same position at Kraft Foods Inc., the predecessor to Mondelēz International, prior to the spin-off of the company’s North American grocery operations in October of 2012.
Prior to joining Kraft in 2005, Karen was with Baxter International Inc., where she last served as Corporate Vice President, Human Resources. Before heading up the human resources function at Baxter, Karen served in a variety of roles within the company, including Vice President /Controller of Baxter’s Hospital Supply Division; Vice President of Corporate Audit; Vice President of International Finance; and Vice President Human Resources, Global Talent Planning and Staffing.
Prior to joining Baxter International, Karen worked in the audit practice of PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Karen serves on the Board of Directors of MB Financial Inc.
She received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and is a Certified Public Accountant.