Kraft Heinz accelerates new CEO start date to June 25
In a regulatory filing, the company said, "As previously announced on April 17, 2019, The Kraft Heinz Company's Board of Directors approved the appointment of Miguel Patricio as Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Heinz. On June 20, 2019, Kraft Heinz decided to accelerate Mr. Patricio's start date to June 25, 2019 due to the upcoming July 4th holiday in the United States. As part of various organizational changes approved by the Board, in addition to his role as the global CEO, Mr. Patricio will assume the role of U.S. Zone President on an interim basis, and Paulo Basilio, who currently serves as U.S. Zone President of Kraft Heinz, will assume the new role of Chief Business Planning and Development Officer, effective July 1, 2019. Also, effective July 1, 2019, Rafael Oliveira, who currently serves as the Zone President of Europe, Middle East and Africa segment of Kraft Heinz, will assume the new role of International Zone President of Kraft Heinz."