Food giant Kraft Heinz has appointed Andre Maciel as global chief financial officer and executive vice president.
Maciel is currently the company’s US CFO and head of digital transformation. He has held several leadership roles, including VP of global financial planning and analysis for HJ Heinz and managing director of Continental Europe, responsible for the Kraft Heinz business in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.
Maciel will succeed Paulo Basilio as global CFO in March. Basilio will continue in an advisory role at Kraft Heinz for the next six months to support Maciel during his transition.
Miguel Patricio, Kraft Heinz CEO, commented: “Andre’s combination of business and finance experience makes him a trusted leader. His most recent work on digital transformation sets the foundation for our company’s future. I look forward to his partnership in building on our momentum and continuing our focus on long-term profitable growth.”