Kraft Foods North America Inc

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Kraft Foods North America Inc. is a retail sector firm deal in Food-Products. It is founded by  J. L. Kraft from a horse-drawn wagon in 1903. Six years later, four of Kraft's brothers joined him, and they incorporated the business under the name of J.L. Kraft & Bros. Co., with J.L. Kraft as president. With its specialization in cheese Kraft Foods North America Inc began working on ways to improve certain qualities in cheese so that it would have longer store life and more consistent flavor.
 
KraftÂâ€Ã¢„¢s one of the prime contribution towards companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s success is  its Human Resource. They have more than 100,000 employees around the globe that give us a critical competitive advantage through their wide-ranging roles at Kraft – from scientists, drivers and production employees, to salespeople and marketers.
Kraft is committed to treating their employees with care, dignity and respect. They promise to offer a work environment that Provides freedom from harassment, provides a constructive approach to growth and professional development, and maintains a system to respond quickly and directly to work-related complaints and issues. Kraft Foods also provides an on-the-job growth and professional development, Competitive compensation and benefits programs, and a safe healthy workplace.
 
Their organization is structured along three dimensions, aligned with their global consumer sectors – beverages, cheese and dairy, convenient meals, grocery and snacks – and focused on working closely with each other. Their two commercial units – Kraft North America Commercial and Kraft International Commercial – are each responsible for determining the marketing and sales programs that meet the needs of local consumers and customers, with profit and loss responsibility for the results. Kraft's eight global functions are aligned and linked to the Global Marketing & Category Development group and the two commercial units. The functions are centers for excellence, with responsibility for identifying and sharing best practices and using our global scale to best advantage: Global Supply Chain, Global Technology & Quality, Global Finance, Global Human Resources, Global Law, Global Information Systems, Global Corporate & Government Affairs, and Global Strategy & Business Development.
 
The Kraft Executive Team comprises the leaders of each of the eight functional areas, the two commercial units and Global Marketing & Category Development, who report directly to our Chief Executive Officer. They report their financial performance by seven business segments: Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Latin America & Asia Pacific (LAAP), U.S. Beverages, U.S. Cheese, Canada & North America Foodservice, U.S. Convenient Meals, U.S. Grocery, and U.S. Snacks & Cereals.