Virginie Mahin leads social sustainability and stakeholder engagement for Mondelēz International, the global snacking company behind chocolate and biscuit brands such as Milka, Cadbury, Oreo and LU. As chair of the company’s cross-functional Human Rights Working Group, she steers the company’s approach to human rights due diligence and embedding of the UN Guiding Principles into the company’s systems and practices. Within the company’s sustainable cocoa program, Cocoa Life, she leads the child protection approach and efforts to holistically address child labor and its root causes within the cocoa growing communities that make up the company’s supply chain.
Virginie joined Kraft Foods (which later became Mondelēz International) in France in 2011. She held roles of increasing responsibility focusing on corporate communications, public affairs and sustainability, before joining the global Impact team in her current role in 2018.
Virginie is a dual citizen of France and the United States. She has lived in both countries, as well as in the United Kingdom, Belgium and Switzerland. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Boston University and a Master’s in European Public Affairs from Sciences Po Paris.