Julia Brown has most recently served as Chief Procurement Officer of Carnival Corporation & Plc overseeing strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management, taking on this newly created role in April 2015. Prior to Carnival, Ms. Brown served as CPO on the global management team at Mondelez International, which split from Kraft Foods in 2012. Prior to the split, Ms. Brown served as CPO and SVP of global procurement at Kraft Foods, and CPO and VP of corporate procurement and contract manufacturing at Clorox. Ms. Brown began her career at Procter & Gamble and also served in strategic roles at Diageo and Gillette. Ms. Brown currently serves on the board for the Executive Leadership Council (Washington DC) and is a member of the Governance committee. She also serves on the board of the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. She formerly served on the boards of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NYC), the Primo Center for Women and Children (Chicago), the Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital (Chicago), and the African American Experience Fund (Washington DC). She received a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.