Kristina Cole

President-Chief Commercial & Customer Officer,

Danone North America (Parent company of Dannon Light + Fit)

From attracting and developing diverse talent and engaging in our communities to partner in change, organizations like Dress for Success and Danone help pave the way for more women to lead.

Kristina has more than 30 years in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) Industry, holding key leadership roles in commercial/sales and general management. She currently serves as president-chief commercial/customer officer for Danone North America, where she is responsible for $7 billion in revenue across all classes of trade, including Foodservice and Ecommerce. She leads a commercial/sales team of more than 400 passionate Danoners focused on revenue growth management, category, and commercial strategy – all aligned with Danone’s mission of bringing health through food to as many people as possible.

Kristina also serves as the executive sponsor of the company’s LIFT (Leading and Inspiring Female Talent) Employee Resource Group (ERG), where she helps foster diversity and inclusion by creating an environment where women at Danone can flourish through inspiration and empowerment.

Kristina has been with Danone (then WhiteWave Foods) since 2008, where she held several sales leadership roles, including president of VEGA and president/GM Danone Away from home business. Prior to joining Danone/Whitewave, she held various topline sales leadership positions at Conagra Foods.

She lives in Broomfield, Colo., where she enjoys all the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer. Her favorite Danone product is Stok-Cold Brew Coffee.

Kristina Cole

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