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Hershey Co (HSY)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Bilbrey

60 2017 Chairman of the Board

Michele Buck

55 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Patricia Little

56 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Steven Schiller

2017 President of International – Schiller

Todd Tillemans

2017 President - U.S

Kevin Walling

51 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Terence O'Day

67 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Product Supply and Technology Officer

D. Michael Wege

54 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Leslie Turner

59 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mary West

53 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer

Javier Idrovo

49 2015 Chief Accounting Officer

Pamela Arway

63 2010 Independent Director

Charles Davis

68 2007 Independent Director

Mary Haben

61 2013 Independent Director

Robert Malcolm

64 2011 Independent Director

James Mead

71 2011 Independent Director

Anthony Palmer

57 2011 Independent Director

Thomas Ridge

71 2007 Independent Director

David Shedlarz

68 2008 Independent Director

Mark Pogharian

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Bilbrey

Mr. John P. Bilbrey was Chairman of the Board of the Company. Having served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2011 to March 2017, Mr. Bilbrey has a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of the Company’s business. He has extensive experience in the consumer packaged goods and fast-moving consumer goods categories in the United States and international markets and has the benefit of having served as both Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. His leadership within the Company, as well as his extensive industry and international experience, make Mr. Bilbrey a key contributor to the Board on a wide range of issues. He was Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company (April 2015 to March 2017); President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company (May 2011 to April 2015); Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, The Hershey Company (November 2010 to May 2011); Senior Vice President, President Hershey North America, The Hershey Company (December 2007 to November 2010); Senior Vice President, President International Commercial Group, The Hershey Company (November 2005 to December 2007); Senior Vice President, President Hershey International, The Hershey Company (November 2003 to November 2005).

Michele Buck

Ms. Michele G. Buck is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. On February 21, 2017, the Board, upon the recommendation of the Governance Committee, increased the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Ms. Buck as a director to fill the newly created directorship, effective March 1, 2017. As our President and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Buck is responsible for all day-to-day global operations and commercial activities of the Company. Having served at the Company for more than 11 years and as an executive in the consumer packaged goods industry for more than 25 years, Ms. Buck is a valuable contributor to our Board in the areas of marketing, consumer products, supply chain management and mergers and acquisitions. Her presence in the boardroom also ensures efficient communication between the Board and Company management. She was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, The Hershey Company (June 2016 to March 2017); President, North America, The Hershey Company (May 2013 to June 2016); Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer, The Hershey Company (September 2011 to May 2013); Senior Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, The Hershey Company (December 2007 to September 2011).

Patricia Little

Ms. Patricia A. Little is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. In her role at Hershey, Little will oversee the company’s global finance organization and be a part of the company’s global leadership team reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer, John P. Bilbrey. she will have responsibility for the financial management, planning and operations for the company’s $7.4 billion enterprise. Little brings 30 years of broad financial experience and leadership to her role at Hershey, including tenures at Kelly Services and Ford Motor Company. Currently, Little is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Kelly Services, Inc., a leader in providing workforce solutions. She serves as a board member and chair of the audit committee of McCormick & Company, Incorporated. Prior to joining Kelly in 2008, she spent 24 years with Ford Motor Company holding leadership roles in both corporate and operational finance. Little has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Drake University and a Masters in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon.

Steven Schiller

Mr. Steven Schiller is President of International – Schiller of the Company. Mr. Schiller, currently President, China & Asia is named President, International. He will continue to oversee the China and Asia markets and will assume responsibility for the Americas region, India and Europe, Middle-East, and Africa.

Todd Tillemans

Mr. Todd Tillemans is President - U.S of the Company., effective April 3, 2017. Mr. Tillemans joined, to lead the company's flagship U.S. business including core confection, its expanding portfolio across snacking, and its sales and go-to-market teams. Tillemans joins the company from Unilever, where he worked for more than 23 years. He has held multiple leadership positions, including leading Unilever's skin care business in Europe and Russia, its personal care business in the United States, and most recently serving as President, Customer Development U.S.

Kevin Walling

Mr. Kevin R. Walling is Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. He was elected Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer., effective June 1, 2011. Prior to joining the Company he was Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer of Kennametal Inc. (November 2005).

Terence O'Day

Mr. Terence L. O'Day is Senior Vice President, Chief Product Supply and Technology Officer of the Company. He is currently Chief Supply Chain Officer, will continue to oversee the company's supply chain organization and will assume responsibility for Hershey's productivity, information technology and enterprise connectivity initiatives. Previously he served as Senior Vice President - Global Operations since December 2008. Prior to joining the Company he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Mannatech, Inc. (June 2006).

D. Michael Wege

Mr. D. Michael Wege is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, Chocolate Strategic Business Unit (December 2010); Vice President, U.S. Chocolate (April 2008); Vice President, Portfolio Brands and Marketing Excellence (July 2007).

Leslie Turner

Ms. Leslie M. Turner is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining, our Company Ms. Turner was Chief Legal Officer of Coca-Cola North America (June 2008).

Mary West

Ms. Mary Beth West has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer of the Company effective May 1st, 2017. West brings 30 years of executive and marketing leadership to the company having most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Customer & Marketing Officer at J.C. Penney Company, Inc. where she was responsible for revitalizing the JCPenney brand. For more than 20 years she led multi-billion dollar businesses and marketing at Mondelez International, Inc., previously Kraft Foods, including roles as its Chief Category & Marketing Officer and President of both its North American beverage and grocery businesses. West has served on the Board of Directors for J.C. Penney. She is currently on the Board of Directors for Hasbro Inc. and the Board of Trustees for both The Wallace Foundation and Mercy Ships. She is also a strong supporter of the Gladney Center for Adoption. West received a Bachelor of Science in Management from Nazareth College of Rochester and a Master of Business Administration in marketing from Columbia University.

Javier Idrovo

Mr. Javier H. Idrovo is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development of Hershey Co. Mr. Idrovo was elected Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development effective December 2, 2008. Prior to joining the Company he was President, Dole Packaged Foods, LLC (January 2006), Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Dole Packaged Foods (April 2005), Senior Vice President, Strategy, Dole Food Company, Inc. (September 2004).

Pamela Arway

Ms. Pamela M. Arway is an Independent Director of Hershey Co. She is Former President, Japan/Asia Pacific/Australia Region, American Express International, Inc., a global payments, network and travel company, and its subsidiaries (October 2005 to January 2008). Throughout her 21-year career with American Express Company, Inc., Ms. Arway gained experience in the areas of finance, marketing, international business, government affairs, consumer products and human resources. She is a significant contributor to the Board in each of these areas. Spent 21 years in positions of increasing responsibility at American Express Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries. He is Iron Mountain Incorporated (May 2014 to present); DaVita Inc. (July 2009 to present).

Charles Davis

Mr. Charles A. Davis is an Independent Director of The Hershey Company. He Is MMC Capital, Inc., the private equity business of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Chairman (January 2002 to May 2005); Chief Executive Officer (January 1999 to May 2005); President (April 1998 to December 2002). Having served in the fields of investment banking and private equity for more than 40 years, Mr. Davis brings extensive experience in finance, investment banking and real estate to our Board, which is of particular importance in his role as chair of the Audit Committee. His experience as a leader in international business allows him to bring important insights to the Board as the Company continues to focus on its international footprint.

Mary Haben

Ms. Mary Kay Haben is an Independent Director of The Hershey Company. She Former President, North America, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a leading confectionery company (October 2008 to February 2011). She was Group Vice President and Managing Director, North America, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (April 2007 to October 2008); Held several key positions during 27-year career with Kraft Foods, Inc., a grocery manufacturing and processing conglomerate. He is Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (August 2012 to present); currently serves as Lead Independent Director; Trustee of Equity Residential (July 2011 to present); currently serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee.

Robert Malcolm

Mr. Robert M. Malcolm is an Independent Director of The Hershey Company. He is Former President, Global Marketing, Sales & Innovation, Diageo PLC, a leading premium drinks company (June 2002 to December 2008). Mr. Malcolm is a globally recognized expert in strategic marketing and is currently Executive in Residence, Center for Customer Insight and Marketing Solutions, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas. He brings to the Board significant experience in international business and in the marketing and sales of consumer products, including consumer packaged goods and fast-moving consumer goods.

James Mead

Mr. James M. Mead is an Independent Director of Hershey Co. He is Founder and Managing Director, JM Mead, LLC, an economic advisory firm serving the health care industry (July 2004 to present). Director and President, Hershey Trust Company; Member, Board of Managers, Milton Hershey School; CEO, PinnacleCare International, a private healthcare advisory and navigation company (July 2015 to present). One of three representatives of Hershey Trust Company and Milton Hershey School being nominated to serve on our Board, Mr. Mead provides the Board with valuable perspective into the views of our largest stockholder. In addition, he has extensive experience in finance, marketing, insurance, information technology and risk management. Having served as a chief executive officer for 20 years, Mr. Mead also brings considerable leadership experience to the boardroom.

Anthony Palmer

Mr. Anthony J. Palmer is an Independent Director of Hershey Co. He is President, Global Brands and Innovation, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of various personal care and health care products worldwide (April 2012 to present). He was Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (October 2006 to March 2012). Having spent most of his professional career in the consumer packaged goods industry, Mr. Palmer brings to our Board substantial experience and insight in several key strategic areas for the Company, including fast-moving consumer packaged goods, international business, marketing and human resources.

Thomas Ridge

Gov. Thomas J. Ridge, J.D., is an Independent Director of The Hershey Company. He is Chairman, Ridge Global, LLC, a global strategic consulting company (August 2015 to present); Co-founder (with Howard Schmidt), Ridge Schmidt Cyber, a provider of strategic services to companies in the area of cyber security (March 2014 to present); Partner, Ridge Policy Group, a bipartisan, full-service government affairs and issue management group (April 2010 to present). he was Chief Executive Officer, Ridge Global, LLC (July 2006 to July 2015); Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (October 2001 to February 2005); Governor, Pennsylvania (1995 to 2001).

David Shedlarz

Mr. David L. Shedlarz is an Independent Director of Hershey Co. He is Former Vice Chairman, Pfizer Inc., a pharmaceutical, consumer and animal products health company (July 2005 to December 2007); Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Pfizer Inc. (January 1999 to July 2005). Mr. Shedlarz spent the majority of his professional career with Pfizer. At the time of his retirement in 2007, Mr. Shedlarz was responsible for operations including the animal health business, finance, accounting, strategic planning, business development, global sourcing, manufacturing, information systems and human resources, skills that are particularly valuable to the Board given his role as chair of the Finance and Risk Management Committee. Mr. Shedlarz also brings to our Board considerable international business and leadership experience he gained while at Pfizer.

Mark Pogharian

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