Mondelēz Pakistan, one of Pakistan’s and global top snacking brands, announces the appointment of Sami Wahid as the new Managing Director (MD) beginning January 2022. Wahid will be accountable for the overall business strategy and commercial offerings.
As a specialist in the snack and beverage sector, Wahid provides over 17 years of expertise in the domains of marketing, sales, and strategy. His work comprises a holistic business strategic direction and commercial operations for Pakistan while being situated locally. Sami has had a lengthy history with Mondelez International, starting back in 2015 where he became part of the organization and have covered different tasks across the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan (MENAP) regions. Armed with expertise in previous businesses, he has developed a successful career in the food and beverage industry.
Most recently, Sami served as the Strategy Lead for MENAP at Mondelez guiding the firm and reforming it through the hard times of Covid-19. Prior to this, he has had a remarkable track record being responsible for driving the business strategy, base equity, and innovations.
“It is an honor to take on this exciting new role, especially at a time when there are growing opportunities and promising business avenues for Pakistan. We have developed a strong foundation for the company in the past years which is envisioned to go even further by delicate and strategic approaches. My purpose is to utilize the years of knowledge and experience of multi-markets & categories to further accelerate the company’s growth by deepening our connection with consumers and expanding our footprints into evolving channels, as well as focusing on our team development” acclaimed Sami Wahid, MD, Mondelēz Pakistan.
Sami has his origins in Pakistan where he received an MBA in Marketing and bachelor’s from the Institute of Business Management in Pakistan.
Keeping track of his prior success and understanding his progressive mindset, under his guidance Mondelez Pakistan will be observed rising several folds in the future.
Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ) inspires consumers to snack correctly in over 150 countries across the world. With 2020 net revenues of roughly $27 billion, MDLZ is driving the future of snacking with renowned global and local brands like as OREO, belVita, and LU cookies; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka, and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids sweets, and Trident gum. Mondelēz International is a proud member of the Standard and Poor’s 500, Nasdaq 100, and Dow Jones Sustainability Index.