Biography

Gerhard Pleuhs

Former Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)
Gerhard Pleuhs has served as a member of the Board of Directors since June 2022.  Mr. Pleuhs was the Executive Vice President Corporate and Legal Affairs and General Counsel for MDLZ. In this role, he oversaw MDLZ’s communications, sustainability and public and government affairs teams as well as the legal, corporate secretarial, compliance and security functions. Mr. Pleuhs joined the legal department of Jacobs Kaffee Deutschland GmbH in 1985, prior to its acquisition in 1990 by Altria Group, Inc. (formerly Philip Morris Companies, Inc.).  In 2012, Mr. Pleuhs became Kraft Foods Group, Inc.’s (Kraft Foods) Executive Vice President and General Counsel, a role in which he continued for Mondelez International until his retirement in 2021. Mr. Pleuhs holds a law degree from the Christian-Albrechts- University of Kiel, Germany.