Career Month: Dallas

Please join us for a discussion with Ann Mukherjee, AB'87 MBA'94, the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Frito-Lay North America and Michael Ilagan, AB'88, MBA'92. Ann is otherwise known as the “corn queen,” and is in charge of Frito-Lay’s best-in-class marketing disciplines: brand marketing, advertising, customer marketing, in addition to insights, innovation and marketing services. Prior to becoming CMO, Ann was Group VP of all Frito Core Brands. Ann started her career with PepsiCo in Frito- Lay’s Convenience Foods Division in 2005. She was responsible for leading marketing, new product innovation, consumer insights, and strategy and for all Quaker branded snacking. Ann has over 15 years of Brand Management and Marketing experience working with Kraft and Citibank prior to joining PepsiCo in 2005. She started her marketing career working on new product development for Citibank Diners Club. She then moved to Kraft to gain a classical consumer packaged goods marketing experience. She worked on a multitude of brands for almost eleven years including Kraft Mac ‘N Cheese, Kraft Singles, Taco Bell, Minute Rice, Stove Top Stuffing, Velveeta and DiGiorno. She has also worked on developing global new products for Kraft. Ann received her AB degree and her MBA from the University of Chicago in 1987 and 1994. In 2007, Advertising Age named Ann, one of the “Top 30 Women to Watch” and Brandweek named her one of its “Marketers of the Year”. Whether you are looking for a job or looking to hire fellow UChicago alumni, interested in building your professional network or serving as a networking contact for others, please come out to meet fellow alumni and lend your professional expertise and experience. Food will be provided by Amico's Pizza and Pasta. To enter the building after 6pm, please enter through Hilton Hotel entrance and walk south across lobby past guest registration toward hotel gift shop. Walk past Starbucks onto skybridge toward Two Lincoln Centre. Two Lincoln Centre Conference Center is past the Eisenhower rooms and the LBJ room (both on your left) and across from the atrium (on your right) in Two Lincoln Centre, Suite 240 (see diagram attached). Alumni – Free. Non-alumni & guests - $10 cash at door ($15 without pre-registration).


$0 for alumni

$10 for guests at the door


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