10th annual CEO Innovation Lecture at FDU features Mark Clouse, CEO of Pinnacle Foods

Madison, NJ (October 4, 2016) —Mark Clouse, Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Foods Inc., will share his insights on innovation on Thursday, November 3, 2016, when he will be the featured guest at the 2016 CEO Innovation Lecture of the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus, Madison, N.J.

Clouse joined Pinnacle Foods, Inc. from Mondelez International, Inc. where he most recently held the role of Chief Commercial Officer. Before becoming Chief Commercial Officer, he worked as Chief Growth Officer for Mondelez, where he was responsible for the company’s growth strategy and oversaw key areas such as corporate strategy, global marketing, global sales, and research, development and quality.

Throughout his 20-year tenure at Kraft Foods Inc., including the subsequent spin-off of Mondelez, Clouse served in a range of leadership positions involving iconic food brands and entrepreneurial global businesses in emerging markets such as Brazil and China.

Prior to joining Kraft Foods Inc., Clouse served in the United States Army as a pilot and completed his service as a Captain. Clouse is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

The presentation at FDU is at 6 p.m. in Hennessy Hall, at FDU’s Florham Campus, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ. Registration and a light dinner begin at 6:15 p.m. Pre-registration , at $35 per person, is required. Seating is limited, so please register at (973) 443-8842 or by visiting www.myfdu.net/innovation16.

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