Mark Dajani

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business Services & Chief Information Officer at Mondelez International, Inc.

Mark Dajani

Mark Dajani

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business Services & Chief Information Officer at Mondelez International, Inc.

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Mark N. Dajani offers valuable technology expertise to LFGSM’s business-leader Board, where he will serve on the Board’s Research, Development & Innovation Committee.

LAKE FOREST, ILL. (November 18, 2013) - Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark N. Dajani to its Board of Directors. Dajani is Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business Services, and Chief Information Officer at Mondelēz International, a global snacking company with 2012 revenue of $35 billion, operating in 165 countries. Elected to the Board in September 2013, Dajani will serve on the Board’s Research, Development & Innovation Committee.
Appointed to his current position as Senior VP and CIO upon the launch of Mondelēz International in October 2012 following the spinoffof Kraft Foods’ North American grocery business, Dajani is responsible for the company's business process excellence leadership, enterprise shared services and information systems and technology. Dajani joined Kraft Foods in 2004 as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, where he led his team to develop and implement a global framework for organizing technology at the company, including technical roadmaps covering collaboration, connectivity, application development and middleware, business intelligence, data management and end user computing. He was named Vice President, Account Management in December 2006, appointed Senior Vice President, Information Systems in April 2007, and Senior Vice President and CIO in April 2009.

Prior to joining Kraft Foods, Dajani spent 13 years at Altria, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including Director of Application Development & Maintenance for Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, and Finance; Chief Technology Officer; and Director, Global Technology, Altria Corporate Services, Inc. He began his career constructing and managing manufacturing facilities for Frito Lay, Inc. and the Perrier Group of America.

Mr. Dajani serves on the board of the Lake Forest Club, as Treasurer of his condominium association in Colorado, as a volunteer at Lake Forest Days, and is active with JDRF. He holds a BS (Electrical Engineering) from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from Averett University.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

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Former Interim Chief Executive Officer at First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.

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Vice President Treasurer at The Lake Forest Club

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Chief Financial Officer at Big Shoulders Fund

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Member, Board of Directors at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

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Former Senior Vice President, Finance at Kraft Foods

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Director at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

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Vice Chair, Board of Directors at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

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Vice President, Human Resources & Operations at AbbVie, Inc.

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Director at The Lake Forest Club

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Mark Dajani
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business Services & Chief Information Officer at Mondelez International, Inc.
Education
BS in Electrical Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

MBA

Averett University is a private non-profit college in Danville, Virginia, USA, in south-central Virginia near the North Carolina border. Founded in 1859 as a women's college, Averett became a 4-year, coeducational institution in 1969.

Career History
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business Services & Chief Information Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed

Mondelez International, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of snack food and beverage products. It operates through the following geographical segments: Latin America; Asia, Middle East, and Africa; Europe; and North America. Its products include beverages, biscuits, meals, chocolate, gum, and candy. Its brands include but not limited to Nabisco, Oreo, and LU biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Milka chocolates; and Trident gum. The company was founded by James Lewis Kraft in 1903 is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

Awards & Honors
2012
Computerworld - Premier 100 IT Leaders
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