Mars, Wrigley Finalize Unification Of U.S. Businesses


Hackettstown, NJ — On July 16, Mars Chocolate North America and Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. will officially begin operating as one entity, Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC.

Initially announced in October 2016, the unification of the two businesses positions the combined firm to deliver improved customer value and growth, according to Mars Wrigley.

As part of the transition, Sarah Dunn will be joining the Trade Development and Industry Relations team, reporting to Tim Quinn, vice-president of trade development. Dunn previously worked at Wrigley.

In addition, Nick Baty will move from his role as trade development manager to a field sales role, while Vinnie Rinaldo will take on the manager position. Magen English will continue on as trade development coordinator of finance.