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Mondelez CEO may close plants in Ukraine if crisis becomes 'too dangerous'

Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc will close its plants in Ukraine if the country's tensions with Russia escalate and become "too dangerous," Chief Executive Officer told Reuters.

Dirk Van de Put, Global chairman & CEO, Mondelez
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Dirk Van de Put, Global chairman & CEO, Mondelez

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Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc will close its plants in Ukraine if the country's tensions with Russia escalate and become "too dangerous," Chief Executive Officer Dirk Van de Put told Reuters on Wednesday.

The snack maker has more than 4,300 employees in Eastern Europe, a region that spans from Moscow to Turkey to Kazakhstan, according to its website. "To make sure those people are safe ... that's the number one concern," Van de Put said in a Zoom interview. "We have big business in both countries. If that means we have to close plants because it is too

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First Published: Feb 24 2022 | 7:50 AM IST

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