Chocolate Council


Mr. Steve Genzoli
Vice President Research & Development & QA
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company

Mr. Adam Lechter
Director of Chocolate Technology
Clasen Quality Chocolate

Mr. John H. Downs, Jr.
President & CEO
National Confectioners Association

Mr. Peter W. Blommer
President and CEO
Blommer Chocolate Company

Mr. Florian Girthofer
President & Managing Director
Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate N.A.

Mr. Gary W. Guittard
Guittard Chocolate Company

Mr. James G. Hagedorn
Executive Vice President - Business Development
Barry Callebaut USA LLC

Mr. Ben Kruger
Vice President, Commercial Leader
Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate N.A.

Ms. Dorothy Lagg
Director, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC

Ms. Dorothy Montgomery
Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.

Ms. Jeanne Murphy
Institutional Affairs Director, North America
Ferrero USA, Inc.

Mr. Edmond Opler
World's Finest Chocolate, Inc.

Mr. Troy Parris Pearley
EVP General Manager, USA
Divine Chocolate

Mr. Kenneth J. Roberts
Government Affairs Head
Mondelez International, Inc

Ms. Janine J. Smith
Deputy General Counsel & VP, Global Govt. Relations & Strategic Risk Management
The Hershey Company

Ms. Tish Pahl
Principal Attorney

Mr. Kevin Brennan
Sr Counsel Litigation
Mondelez International, Inc

Ms. Elizabeth Fawell
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Mr. Brad G. Figel
Vice President Public Affairs North America
Mars, Incorporated

Mrs. Sarah Keller
VP R & D, QA & Consumer Service
Lindt & Spr√ľngli (USA), Inc.

Mr. Timothy S. McCoy
Vice President, Country Relations
World Cocoa Foundation

Mr. Tony Pavel
Senior Food Lawyer
Cargill Inc.

Mr. Richard Scobey
World Cocoa Foundation

Ms. Liz Clark
Senior VP of Public Policy
National Confectioners Association

Dr. Debra Miller, Ph.D.
Senior VP of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs
National Confectioners Association