4 Join Hershey Executive Team

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Hershey, PA — Steve Voskuil, Rohit Grover, Terry O’Day and Jason Reiman are joining the executive team at The Hershey Co., reporting to President and CEO Michele Buck.

“These appointments are testament to Hershey’s internal succession planning and its ability to attract deeply experienced talent and expertise from outside of the company,” says Buck. “As Hershey advances its vision of becoming an innovative snacking powerhouse, these executive changes bring business continuity, exceptional leadership, operational excellence, and strategic experiences and perspectives to take our business to the next level.”Voskuil becomes senior vice-president, CFO, and joins the company on May 13 to lead the its global finance organization, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, internal audit, and investor relations. He will be responsible for creating shareholder value by driving balanced top- and bottom-line growth  in the short and long term, according to the company. He comes to Hershey from Avanos Medical, a global medical device company, where he has served as CFO since 2014. He previously served as a senior finance executive at Kimberly-Clark. He succeeds Patricia Little, who will retire in May.

Grover is being promoted to president, international from his current position as vice-president and general manager, greater China,  effective June 1. He will be responsible for Hershey’s international businesses including its scale markets, focused emerging markets and export priorities. Grover began his 20-year career in marketing at Colgate Palmolive and MTV in India, and has since worked in nearly all of Hershey’s international markets. He succeeds Steven Schiller, who is leaving the company.

O’Day, is the company’s senior vice-president, chief technology and data officer and will transition to full-time leadership of these efforts effective June 1. He will continue to oversee Hershey’s end-to-end technology and data strategy, including management of the company’s information technology and important enterprise resource planning initiatives, which remain on track.

Reiman, will become senior vice-president, chief supply chain officer effective June 1. He was previously vice-president, supply chain operations. A veteran of Hershey for more than 20 years, Reiman has operated in senior executive roles leading all aspects of the supply chain including manufacturing, engineering, supply chain planning and logistics across Hershey’s U.S. and international businesses.

Continuing in their executive leadership roles reporting to Buck are: Damien Atkins, senior vice-president, general counsel and secretary, Todd Tillemans, president, U.S., Kevin Walling, senior vice-president and chief human resources officer and Mary Beth West, senior vice-president and chief growth officer. C&ST