Speaker

Valerie Oswalt

President, US Sales

Mondelēz International

Since April 1, 2015 Valerie Oswalt has held the position of president, U.S. Sales at Mondelēz International. She leads all direct-store-delivery retail and customer headquarters activities for the company’s snacks and confectionery businesses, supporting a product portfolio that generates annual revenues of approximately $8 billion and includes beloved consumer brands such as Oreo, Ritz, belVita, Halls, Honey Maid, Sour Patch Kids, Trident, Triscuit and Wheat Thins. She previously served as vice president, West Area sales.Oswalt joined the company in 1996 as a sales finance analyst and progressed through a broad range of cross-functional roles within the customer team, retail, supply chain, strategy and finance organizations, in both field and headquarters assignments. Among her many career highlights, Oswalt held the role of Walmart customer vice president of beverage and grocery, during which she and her team delivered unprecedented successive revenue and share growth for the business and were named Walmart’s Supplier of the Year. Earlier in her career she served as a senior accountant in the Securities Business Unit at Deloitte & Touche LLP. She received her bachelors of arts degree in economics and accounting from Queens College in New York and is a certified public accountant. She holds a master of business administration degree in marketing, strategy and finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.