América Retail | Homepage
Friday, February 24, 2017

La primera comunidad del retail en Latinoamérica

USA: Hershey’s CEO Announces Retirement Plans

USA: Hershey’s CEO Announces Retirement Plans

Octubre 18, 2016

👤Periodista: María Alejandra Lopez 🕔18.Oct 2016

 

The Hershey Co. Chairman, President and CEO John P. Bilbrey announced his intention to retire from the company effective July 1, 2017. He will continue as non-executive chairman of Hershey’s board of directors following his retirement.

“I have had the privilege of working in consumer packaged goods for more than 35 years and leading The Hershey Co. has been the highlight of my career,” Bilbrey said. “Our iconic brands, remarkable employees and commitment to making a difference in the world has made this a difficult decision for me. But now is the right time to begin the process of handing over the reins as CEO as it will allow me to spend more time with my family and wonderful grandchildren.

As part of the company’s succession planning process, the board has appointed a special committee to direct the search for a new CEO. Pamela Arway, chair of the governance committee, is leading the special committee. It will review internal and external candidates with assistance from executive search firm Egon Zehnder.

Also Read: Black Friday on Thanksgiving is a terrible idea

“J.P. has been a great leader for The Hershey Co. and we are grateful for his unwavering commitment and many contributions to Hershey’s success during his 13 years with the company,” said Arway. “Succession planning has always been a top priority for our board of directors, and we look forward to an orderly leadership transition. We are confident in J.P. and his leadership team and know they will continue to focus on growing the business while upholding Hershey’s great heritage and values as the board conducts a thorough search to identify the right person to lead this company into the future.

The Hershey-based a global confectionary company markets, sells and distributes its products under more than 80 brand names in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

Source: CSNews

Articulos relacionados

USA: Ivanka Trump’s brand: China can’t get enough

USA: Ivanka Trump’s brand: China can’t get enough

Febrero 24, 2017

  Dozens of Chinese businesses and individuals have submitted at least 65 applications to Beijing to

USA: Walgreens designates specialty pharmacies as cancer-specialized centers

USA: Walgreens designates specialty pharmacies as cancer-specialized centers

Febrero 24, 2017

  Walgreens on Wednesday designated more than 50 of its local specialty pharmacies as cancer-specialized locations.

USA: EBay brings reselling capabilities to “social organizer” app

USA: EBay brings reselling capabilities to “social organizer” app

Febrero 24, 2017

  eBay is looking to entice users of Snupps, an application that allows for cataloging and

USA: Gillette is cutting the price of its razors by up to 20%

USA: Gillette is cutting the price of its razors by up to 20%

Febrero 24, 2017

  Gillette is feeling the razor burn. In the face of increasingly stiff competition, Procter & Gamble

USA: Under Armour’s ‘soaring’ shoe sales reveal a terrible truth for the business

USA: Under Armour’s ‘soaring’ shoe sales reveal a terrible truth for the business

Febrero 24, 2017

  In order to achieve its ambitious goal of becoming a $10 billion company, Under Armour knows it will

Últimas Noticias

USA: Amazon has a bra plan
Febrero 13, 2017

Newsletter

SECTIONS

América Retail