Sarah Delea

Delea, Sarah
President, Mondelēz International Foundation; Senior Director of Global Well-being and Community Involvement, Mondelēz International

Sarah strongly believes the private sector is a fundamental partner to help solve some of today’s most challenging societal issues.  The global social concerns facing us are complex; and no single entity can do it alone.  To drive change and make an impact, the public and private sectors must work together.  As Sr. Director, Global Well-being & Community Involvement for Mondelez International; and President of the company’s Foundation, she brings that philosophy to life.  In her role, she manages the company’s Call For Well-being - a call to action that brings its employees, suppliers and community partners together to create a positive impact on our world.

As part of this effort, Sarah works with various NGOs to help empower communities to lead healthier lives.  She oversees the Foundation’s $50 million, multi-year commitment to implement programs that promote healthy lifestyles and inspire volunteer service.  These award-winning programs span the globe, touching six continents and reaching at-risk youth and their families to promote good nutrition, encourage active play and increase access to fresh foods.  Additionally, Sarah manages the company’s global health & well-being policy issues, as well as external engagements with civil societies, governments, UN agencies and industry groups.

During her 15-years with Mondelez International, Sarah has held various public & external affairs roles in its International and North American businesses, living both in the U.S. and abroad.  She currently sits on the Executive Committee of International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA), a global organization comprised of 10 global food and non-alcoholic beverage companies that have made commitments to the WHO.  She also serves on the Consumer Goods Forum Health & Wellness Steering Committee and its Collaboration for Healthier Communities working group.  

Sarah is from the Washington, D.C. area and holds a B.A. from Mary Washington University.  When not at work, Sarah enjoys time with her husband Will, and keeping up with their inquisitive and athletic 12-year-old son, Mick.