Snacks & Candy

Leadership Changes at Hershey

Confectioner hires new CFO and promotes three executives
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HERSHEY, Pa. — Steve Voskuil, former chief financial officer for Avanos Medical, Alpharetta, Ga., a global medical device company, will succeed Patricia Little as senior vice president and CFO of the Hershey Co., effective May 13.

Voskuil will lead Hershey’s global finance initiatives, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, internal audit and investor relations. He has nearly three decades of industry experience, having also spent 21 years with consumer goods company Kimberly-Clark, Irving, Texas.

Voskuil is one of four new executives at Hershey. The others are Rohit Grover, president of Hershey’s international division; Terry O’Day, senior vice president and chief technology and data officer; and Jason Reiman, senior vice president and chief supply chain officer.

“These appointments are a testament to Hershey’s internal succession planning and its ability to attract deeply experienced talent and expertise from outside of the company,” said CEO Michele 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.”

Grover, vice president and general manager of Hershey’s China division, will assume his new role on June 1. He will lead Hershey’s international businesses, including its scale markets, focused emerging markets and export priorities. Grover succeeds Steven Schiller, who will pursue senior management opportunities outside of Hershey.

O’Day, senior vice president and supply chain officer of Hershey, will assume his new role on June 1. He will oversee Hershey’s end-to-end technology and data strategy, including management of the company’s information technology and enterprise resource planning initiatives.

Reiman, vice president of supply chain operations for Hershey, will also assume his new role on June 1. He will continue to lead Hershey’s supply chain, including manufacturing, engineering, supply chain planning and logistics across the company’s domestic and international businesses.

Hershey, based in Hershey, Pa., has more than 80 brands that drive more than $7.4 billion in annual revenues, including Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Ice Breakers and Brookside.

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