Committee examines Kraft’s takeover of Cadbury

16 March 2010

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee holds the second oral evidence session of its inquiry into company takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, during which it will consider the recent takeover of Cadbury by Kraft. Watch live from 10.30 am


10.30 am

  • Jack Dromey, Deputy General Secretary, Unite the Union
  • Jennie Formby, National Officer, Food and Drink Sector

11.00 am

  • Marc Firestone, Executive Vice-President, Kraft Foods Inc
  • Trevor Bond, President, Cadbury Britain and Ireland
  • Richard Doyle, HR Director, Cadbury Britain and Ireland

Chairman Peter Luff commented:

"Kraft gave a number of undertakings before its takeover of Cadbury. We will be testing those undertakings, and put Kraft's plans for the future of Cadbury under the spotlight.

"We will also be seeking to identify any lessons that need to be learned from the process leading up to the takeover in the light of our earlier evidence session last month".

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