News & Highlights

  • OCTOBER 2017

The Latin American Community at HBS

HBS student, Bárbara González Briseño MBA 2018, shares her perspective on how the Latin American community at HBS and the LatAm Club helped make her introduction to HBS a welcoming affair that led to strong connections across sections and classes.
  • JULY 2017

HBS Alumna is Transforming On-Demand Jobs in Latin America

Vera Makarov (MBA 2010) is changing the on-demand job market in Latin America through the creation of her job recruiting platform, Apli. Since winning the 2017 HBS New Venture Competition Alumni Track, Vera and her team have fully launched Apli in Latin America to provide job-matching services that cater to entry level positions with high turnover rates.

New Research on the Region

  • February 2018
  • Teaching Material

OXXO's Turf War Against Extra: Reflections on the Case: Eduardo Padilla

OXXO Executive Eduardo Padilla reflects on topics from the case including collaboration and managing innovation.

  • December 2017 (Revised April 2018)
  • Teaching Material

A Note on the Snack Food Industry

By: David Bell, Kerry Herman and Amram Migdal

This note provides an overview of the snacking industry in 2017.

  • December 2017
  • Case

Mondelēz International

By: David Bell, Kerry Herman and Amram Migdal

“Mondelēz International” is a packaged foods company competing primarily in “snacks” around the globe. The case describes how and why the Kraft Inc. CEO, and later Mondelez CEO, Irene Rosenfeld, created Mondelez, and how she positioned it as a growth company at a time when many packaged food companies were suffering declines. The case also discusses trends in the snack food business and invites readers to suggest how the company’s new CEO should build on the foundation that Irene created.

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