Jacobs Douwe Egberts appoints Lindsay Wright from Mondelez International as corporate affairs director

Newly formed global coffee company Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) has hired Lindsay Wright from Mondelez International as its new corporate affairs director for the UK and Ireland.

Lindsay Wright: Corporate affairs director at Jacobs Douwe Egberts
Lindsay Wright: Corporate affairs director at Jacobs Douwe Egberts

Wright joined Mondelez in 2011 as head of corporate comms. Most recently she has been head of internal engagement and community affairs.

JDE is a privately owned joint venture between Mondelez International and D.E Master Blenders, formed this month after the two companies combined their coffee businesses.

JDE's brands include Kenco, Tassimo and Douwe Egberts.

Wright will sit on the leadership team and be responsible for all aspects of comms and stakeholder relations for the business, including offices in Dublin and a major coffee factory and R&D Centre of Excellence in Banbury.

She will report to JDE general manager, Justin Cook.


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