Tracey Wood

Vice President People & Organization, Mars Wrigley Confectionery

Tracey Wood is the Vice President, People and Organization (P&O) of Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Americas. With over 20 years of experience within the human resources space, Tracey currently leads all facets of talent strategy in North and South America for Mars Wrigley Confectionery, the world’s largest manufacturer of chocolate, confections, gum and mints. From talent acquisition and development to associate relations and engagement, Tracey is responsible for the company’s P&O function which supports nearly 6,000 Associates working to manufacture and bring to market a multi-billion dollar portfolio of iconic brands that include M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, SKITTLES®, STARBURST®, ORBIT® and ALTOIDS®.

Prior to this role, Tracey was the global vice president for P&O at Mars Drinks, playing a key leadership role in the development and deployment of the organization’s human resources strategy to help achieve key business growth objectives. Having joined Mars over 15 years ago, Tracey has also held a variety of leadership positions across the organization including local, regional and global roles for Mars’ Chocolate and Petcare divisions.

Originally from Australia, Tracey spent the early part of her career in the public sector and at BHP Billiton. Tracey received an undergraduate degree in industrial relations and political science from the University of Western Australia as well as graduate certificate in change management from the Australia Graduate School of Management.

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