April 26, 2017 hanna.mccreath

Todd K. Abraham, Ph.D., M.B.A. recently retired as Senior Vice President of Global Research and Nutrition at Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods). His 36+ year career spans research and development, marketing, and general management in the food industry. His research and development activities include innovation and product development, nutrition science, analytical responsibilities, technology platform development, open innovation and knowledge management globally. Dr. Abraham believes that food companies should commit to delivering balanced alternatives to consumers and that addressing public health is part of those companies’ corporate responsibility. He advocates the need for partnerships and novel relationships that can address the strategic needs of both partners. In addition to his experience in food technology, marketing and strategic planning, Dr. Abraham received his Ph. D in inorganic chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School, and uses this combination of scientific and business training to understand the unique needs of non-profit organizations.