EXECS ON THE MOVE
Kraft Foods Inc., Northfield, Ill., said former Oscar Mayer and Kraft Pizza execTimothy P. Coferwill become president of Kraft Foods Europe effective in mid-August. He will succeedMichael A. Clarkewho is leaving to take a senior executive position with a U.K.-based public company, officials said.
Kraft said Cofer will report to Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld. He will be based in Zurich, Switzerland.
Cofer previously led Kraft's Oscar Mayer
business (2007) and the company's U.S. pizza business (2008-2010). He began his career with the company in 1992 and has progressed through a number of marketing, strategy and general management roles. Most recently, he has served as senior vice president, global chocolate category Team. Prior to this, Cofer was senior vice president, strategy and integration and he led global integration efforts following Kraft's 2010 purchase of Cadbury.
Two Chefs on a Roll(TCOR) a supplier of private label and custom refrigerated and frozen savory and bakery products, said CEOJeff Gohwill leave to pursue other opportunities. Officials credited Goh for growing the business after he arrived in 2001 (it was founded in 1985) and he maintained TCOR's growth following its purchase by the U.K.'s Bakkavor Group in 2008. TCOR operates plants in Carson, Calif., and Jessup, Pa.