Cadent Consulting Group, LLC welcomes Richard Bode as Senior Consultant
Cadent Consulting Group, LLC is pleased to welcome Richard P. Bode as the newest member of the team. Richard joins Cadent as a Senior Consultant based in the firm’s Chicago office. Prior to joining Cadent, Richard served in a variety of roles at Kraft Foods Group, Inc. He was a line manager on a number of businesses, including Philadelphia, Velveeta, Kraft Parmesan and Cheez Whiz. In addition, he held roles in strategic planning and innovation.
Richard also brings a wealth of experience from his tenure at Cannondale Associates. He served as Director of Business Analytics and then as a Consultant, working out of both the firm’s Wilton and Chicago offices. While in the Chicago office, Richard also founded a Chicago based analytical team. In these roles, his primary responsibility was leading the development of category management, trade optimization and sales organization strategies for a wide range of brands.
Richard has also been a guest lecturer at the Kellogg School of Management, teaching a class on trade funding and commodity fluctuations and their impact on pricing. Richard received his undergraduate degree in History from Williams College and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.