Chocolate Council


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

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

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

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

Ms. Elizabeth Fawell
Hogan Lovells US LLP

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

Mr. Gary W. Guittard
Guittard Chocolate Company

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

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

Mr. Adam Lechter
Director of Chocolate Technology
Clasen Quality Chocolate / Artisan Kettle Organic Chocolate

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.

Ms. Tish Pahl
Principal Attorney

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

Mr. Matthias Richter
Vice President, Cocoa North America
Olam Americas Inc.

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

Mr. William D. Rohm
General Manager
Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc.

Ms. Janine J. Smith
Vice President, Government Relations
The Hershey Company

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

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

Mr. Timothy S. McCoy
Senior Director
World Cocoa Foundation

Dr. Debra Miller
Dir Public Policy Dev. Nutrition H&F Safety
The Hershey Company

Mr. Tony Pavel
Senior Food Lawyer
Cargill Inc.

Mr. Richard Scobey
World Cocoa Foundation

Ms. Liz Clark
VP Government Affairs
National Confectioners Association