Leonid joined Mars in 2008 as VP Marketing, Wrigley Europe. In 2012 he was appointed as Vice President of Marketing Strategy at Mars, Incorporated. In 2013 Leonid became Chief Marketing Officer of Global Petcare and the guardian of Mars Petcare’s billion-dollar brands, leading the development of the global portfolio strategy and growth agenda. In 2016, Leonid moved to the new role as Global President, Connected Solutions to lead consumer technology, diagnostics and data and analytics ventures of Mars Petcare. Leonid is passionate about the health and well-being of his very diverse pet family: horses Irma, Fleur, and Grace; donkeys Django, Hugolin, Olive and Pitchouline; and a very independent cat Snowflake.