October 4, 2012 casper

Todd Abraham is currently Senior Vice President of Research and Nutrition for Kraft Foods with global responsibility for long term, cross-business innovative research and nutrition programs as well as analytical, sensory, statistical, and fundamental science support to Business Divisions.  In this role, Todd is a member of the Breakthrough Innovations staff and leads the R&D Growth and Open Innovation Collaboration Councils.  Additionally, Todd is responsible for the R&D Open Innovation efforts and a series of groups focusing on innovative consumer methodology and the Innovative Applications group.  Todd has responsibility for Research and Nutrition Groups at the Glenview, East Hanover, Tarrytown, Munich, Banbury and Madison sites.

In 2002 Todd moved to Glenview from East Hanover where he was responsible for product development activities for the Nabisco Foods businesses.  Before moving to Nabisco as Sr. Vice President, Product Development, Nabisco Foods Company in March, 2000, Todd held previous leadership positions in Marketing, General Management and R&D at Pillsbury and Procter and Gamble with both North American and International experience.

Todd completed his Sc.B. in Chemistry at Brown University in Providence, RI.  He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from The Wharton School in Philadelphia, PA concurrently in May, 1981.

He is a referee and referee instructor for Division I NCAA soccer and previously refereed professional soccer.  Todd is married and has 3 children.  His personal interests include the theater, sports, and numerous family activities.