The World: Chicago - Kraft hires Osanloo to direct growth opportunities

Kraft has hired Michael Osanloo, formerly a marketing strategist at Harrah's Entertainment, as the executive vice-president of strategy.

Osanloo will be responsible for directing Kraft's portfolio strategy and identifying growth opportunities. He will start in mid-April and report to the Kraft chief executive, Irene Rosenfeld. Before his role at Harrah's, Osanloo was a partner in the retail and consumer products practice at Bain & Co.