Kim FrankovichVP, Cocoa Sustainability, Mars Wrigley
Kim Frankovich is VP for Cocoa Sustainability at Mars Wrigley, where she is responsible for developing the cocoa sustainability strategy and implementation plan for our Cocoa for Generations program. They have a focus on preserving forests, addressing human rights, and improving farmer incomes with specific goals they aim to deliver by 2025. She works with a team of sustainability, sourcing, R&D, field agronomists, scientists, researchers, marketing, corporate affairs, suppliers, farmers, non-government organizations and public policy experts to improve the lives of cocoa farming families across 14 countries.
Kim joined Mars in 2013, as the Global Sustainability Director for Wrigley where she was responsible for the Wrigley sustainability strategy and embedding programs, policies and processes within global, regional and local operating plans, including launching a sustainable sourcing program AdvanceMint for mint farmers in North America and India where it is known as Shubh Mint. Prior to joining Mars, she established the first sustainability strategy and function as, VP Sustainability for Solo Cup Company, a single use packaging manufacturer. She is a recovering securities and finance lawyer, who received her J.D. from Notre Dame Law School in South Bend, IN and a B.S. in Economics from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT.