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People on the move: Snap, Facebook, Kraft Heinz, and more!

By Christian Wylonis
People On The Move
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Every week we bring you an overview of the most important executive changes from the past week. This week, Snap named Kenny Mitchell as Chief Marketing Officer to lead all consumer and product marketing programs for the company. Read more about this and other notable executive changes.

Snap hires CMO to acquire new users through advertising
Snap has announced that Kenny Mitchell will join the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) beginning in June 2019. The "camera company" has struggled to grow its user base in recent years and the hiring of Mitchell is an indication that advertising will play a major role in the growth strategy going forward. Read more here.

Facebook names new General Counsel and VP of Global Communications
Facebook has announced that Jennifer Newstead will join the company as General Counsel, overseeing the company’s global legal functions, and John Pinette will join the company as Vice President of Global Communications. Read more here.

Miguel Patricio appointed CEO of Kraft Heinz effective July 1
Kraft Heinz has announced that Miguel Patricio has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2019. He joins the company after a successful career spanning two decades at Anheuser-Busch InBev where he served as part of the Executive Leadership team in various positions. Read more here.

Nicole Miller becomes CEO of Nicole Miller
New York-based fashion brand Nicole Miller announced that Nicole Miller will take over as CEO of the company after Bud Konheim, the previous CEO, passed away last week. Read more here.

Panera Bread poaches COO from Krispy Kreme
Niren Chaudhary has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Panera Bread, succeeding Blaine Hurst who is retiring from his current role as CEO effective May 23, 2019. Chaudhary joins Panera from Krispy Kreme, where he has been the Chief Operating Officer and President of Krispy Kreme International since 2017. Read more here.

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