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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Davis

70 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michele Buck

57 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Voskuil

50 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Todd Tillemans

57 2017 President - U.S

Kevin Walling

53 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Terence O'Day

69 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Product Supply and Technology Officer

Damien Atkins

48 2018 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mary West

56 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer

Javier Idrovo

51 2015 Chief Accounting Officer

Melissa Poole

2018 Vice President, IR Contact Officer

Pamela Arway

65 2010 Independent Director

James Brown

67 2017 Independent Director

Mary Haben

62 2013 Independent Director

James Katzman

51 Independent Director

M. Koken

66 2017 Independent Director

Robert Malcolm

66 2011 Independent Director

Anthony Palmer

59 2011 Independent Director

Juan Perez

52 2018 Independent Director

Wendy Schoppert

52 2017 Independent Director

David Shedlarz

70 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Davis

Mr. Charles A. Davis has been appointed Independent Chairman of the Board of the Board of Company. He is Chief Executive Officer, Stone Point Capital LLC, a global private equity firm (June 2005 to present). 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 the Board. 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.

Michele Buck

Ms. Michele G. Buck is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. She is President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company (March 2017 to present). As the 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 13 years and as an executive in the consumer packaged goods industry for more than 25 years, Ms. Buck is a valuable contributor to the Board in the areas of marketing, consumer products, strategy, supply chain management and mergers and acquisitions. Her presence in the boardroom also ensures efficient communication between the Board and Company management.

Steven Voskuil

Mr. Steven E. Voskuil is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective May 13, 2019. He joins the Company from Avanos Medical, Inc. (“Avanos”), a global medical device company, where he has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2014. Prior to joining Avanos, Mr. Voskuil spent 23 years in various leadership positions with Kimberly-Clark International.

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).

Damien Atkins

Mr. Damien Atkins has been appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company effective August 13. 2018. Atkins brings 20 years of legal experience to his new role at Hershey. Most recently, he was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Panasonic Corporation of North America. As General Counsel for Panasonic NA, Damien managed the company's full litigation portfolio, including commercial litigation, and led global legal teams in several multijurisdictional Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and antitrust investigations, lawsuits and claims. He led a global legal team in the $1 billion acquisition of the Hussmann Corporation in 2016. He also redesigned the company's global compliance program, significantly increasing employee engagement. Before Panasonic, Atkins was Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Corporate and Chief Compliance Officer AOL, Inc., working for a total of nine years at AOL and leading a range of legal matters for the company, including Mergers & Acquisitions, corporate and real estate legal matters, leading a team that managed AOL's spin-off from Time Warner.

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 is Chief Accounting Officer (August 2015); Senior Vice President, Finance and Planning (September 2011).

Melissa Poole

Pamela Arway

Ms. Pamela M. Arway is an Independent Director of the Company. 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. Bachelor’s degree in languages from Memorial University of Newfoundland. She has done her Masters of Business Administration degree from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

James Brown

Mr. James W. Brown is Independent Director of the company. He is Director, Hershey Trust Company; Member, Board of Managers, Milton Hershey School (February 2016 to present). One of three representatives of Hershey Trust Company and Milton Hershey School currently serving on the Board, Mr. Brown provides valuable perspectives not only as a representative of our largest stockholder, but also of the school that is its sole beneficiary. In addition, Mr. Brown has significant experience in government relations, finance and private equity/venture capital. His familiarity with policy and operations of both Pennsylvania State and U.S. Federal Government and his experience as an investor in and director of both public and private companies make him an important addition to the Board on matters of strategy and risk management.

Mary Haben

Ms. Mary Kay Haben is an Independent Director of The Hershey Company. She is Former President, North America, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a leading confectionery company (October 2008 to February 2011). Throughout Ms. Haben’s 33-year career, she gained extensive experience managing businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry and developed a track record of growing brands and developing new products. Her knowledge of and ability to analyze the overall consumer packaged goods industry, evolving market dynamics and consumers’ relationships with brands make her a valuable contributor to the Board and the Company. 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 CURRENT PUBLIC AND OTHER KEY DIRECTORSHIP Trustee of Equity Residential (July 2011 to present); currently serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee. EDUCATION Bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in business administration from the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree in marketing from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

James Katzman

Mr. James C. Katzman is Independent Director of the company. He is Director, Hershey Trust Company; Member, Board of Managers, Milton Hershey School (April 2017 to present). One of three representatives of Hershey Trust Company and Milton Hershey School nominated to serve on the Board, Mr. Katzman will provide the Board with valuable perspectives of our largest stockholder and the school that is its sole beneficiary. In addition, he has extensive experience in corporate financial matters and merger transactions, developed throughout his career in investment banking, which will further add to the Board as it oversees the Company’s financial stewardship and transformation into an innovative snacking powerhouse. Mr. Katzman was recommended to the Governance Committee as a potential director nominee by Hershey Trust Company. Partner, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (December 2004 to March 2015). EDUCATION Bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Dartmouth College, Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

M. Koken

Ms. M. Diane Koken is Independent Director of the company. She is Director, Hershey Trust Company; Member, Board of Managers, Milton Hershey School (December 2015 to present). She is One of three representatives of Hershey Trust Company and Milton Hershey School currently serving on the Board, Ms. Koken brings to the Board valuable insights from our largest stockholder. Having served as Insurance Commissioner of Pennsylvania for three governors and as President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Ms. Koken has considerable expertise in the areas of insurance, risk management and regulatory affairs. Her experience in the areas of legal operations and corporate governance, developed throughout her 22-year career at a national life insurer that culminated in her serving as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, further adds to the Board.

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 emerging markets and in the marketing and sales of consumer products, including consumer packaged goods and fast-moving consumer goods.

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). Having spent most of his professional career in the consumer packaged goods industry, Mr. Palmer brings to the Board substantial experience and insight in several key strategic areas for the Company, including fast-moving consumer packaged goods, emerging markets, marketing and human resources.

Juan Perez

Mr. Juan R. Perez is Independent Director of the Company. He has Chief Information and Engineering Officer, United Parcel Service, Inc., a multinational package delivery and supply chain management company (April 2017 to present). During his nearly 30-year career at United Parcel Service, Inc., Mr. Perez has developed a broad range of commercial, operational and technological expertise. In addition to his overall leadership experience, Mr. Perez will bring significant strength in the areas of supply chain management and logistics, digital technology, innovation and data analytics to the Board. Mr. Perez was identified as a potential director nominee by Egon Zehnder as part of the Governance Committee’s director succession planning process.

Wendy Schoppert

Ms. Wendy L. Schoppert is Independent Director of the Company. She is Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Sleep Number Corporation, a bedding manufacturer, marketer and retailer (June 2011 to February 2014). As Chief Financial Officer for Sleep Number Corporation, Ms. Schoppert gained extensive experience leading all finance functions including financial planning and analysis, accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, decision support and IT. She began her career in the airline industry, serving in various financial, strategic, and general management leadership positions at American Airlines, Northwest Airlines and America West Airlines.

David Shedlarz

Mr. David L. Shedlarz is an Independent Director of Company. He is Former Vice Chairman, Pfizer Inc., a pharmaceutical, consumer and animal products health company (July 2005 to December 2007). 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 Audit Committee and a member of the Finance and Risk Management Committee. Mr. Shedlarz also brings to the Board considerable international business and leadership experience he gained while at Pfizer.

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