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Kraft Heinz appoints its youngest ever CFO

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American food manufacturer Kraft Heinz appointed 29-year-old David Knopf as its next chief financial officer.

Knopf, a 2010 graduate of Princeton University, is younger than the youngest Fortune 500 CEOs. However, he's not the youngest person to ever become the CFO of a major company. Nolan Watson became the CFO of Silver Wheaton in 2006 at age 26.

At Kraft Heinz, Knopf will succeed 42-year-old Paulo Basilio starting in October. Basilio will remain at the company as president of its U.S. business.

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