Kate Goodman is the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan business unit President for Mondelez International. She is responsible for leading the growth of Mondelez International in these dynamic and emerging markets. Kate is based in Dubai and is a member of the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa Leadership Team. Kate joined Mondelez from Kimberly-Clark, where she built a diverse and successful career over the past 24 years, holding senior leadership roles across many parts of the world. Most recently, Kate served as Vice President for Middle East & Africa (MEA) for Kimberly-Clark’s consumer business leading a strong growth agenda with brands such as Huggies®, Kotex® and Kleenex®. Prior to leading the MEA region for Kimberly-Clark, she was the Vice President and Managing Director for UK and Ireland and before that held General Management positions in South Africa and Vietnam. Throughout her career, Kate has held leadership roles in General Management, Finance, Sales and Strategy. She is an accomplished global leader having lived and worked in Australia, the United States, South East Asia, Africa, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. Kate is originally from Australia. She has earned an Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the University of Technology in Sydney.