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Marc Firestone takes his talents to Switzerland

Fortunately he’s over the age of 18 because most parents would be concerned if their son just traded in his bag of Chips Ahoy! for a pack of Marlboros. Just days after resigning from Kraft Foods Inc., Marc Firestone immediately resurfaced at his previous employer, Philip Morris International (PMI).

Kraft’s executive vice president, corporate and legal affairs, and general counsel since 2006, Firestone announced his resignation last week to assume the GC role recently vacated by David Bernick. Firestone joined Kraft in 2003 and oversaw the company’s takeover of candy maker Cadbury in 2010.

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