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Todd Stitzer on life with activist investors

Part 3, Feb 19: Cadbury has been the target of an activist investor, in the form of Trian Fund Management, led by Nelson Peltz. Mr Peltz urged the board to consider the demerger to unlock more value from the company - something Mr Stitzer had previously ruled out. In this final section of his interview with Martin Dickson the Cadbury CEO discusses Mr Peltz's intervention, how food labelling 'demonises disadvantaged foods', and plays Long/Short