John Bilbrey - Hershey Chairman, CEO and Pres

Mr. John P. Bilbrey is no longer Chairman of the Board of the Company effective on May 2, 2018. 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 Companys business. He has extensive experience in the consumer packaged goods and fastmoving 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 President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, The Hershey Company Senior Vice President, President Hershey North America, The Hershey Company Senior Vice President, President International Commercial Group, The Hershey Company Senior Vice President, President Hershey International, The Hershey Company .
Age: 60  Chairman Since 2017      
Bilbrey was a director of McCormick & Company, Incorporated since November 2005. He holds a bachelor?s degree in psychology from Kansas State University.

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Management Efficiency

The company has Return on Asset of 13.72 % which means that on every $100 spent on asset it made $13.72 of profit. This is considered to be average in the sector. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 93.18 % implying that it generated $93.18 on every 100 dollars invested.
The company has 4.62B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 324.4 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Hershey has Current Ratio of 0.9 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.

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Entity Summary

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells confectionery products. The Hershey Company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Hershey operates under Confectioners classification in USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 14930 people.The Hershey Company (HSY) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in 100 Crystal A Drive and employs 14,930 people. Hershey is listed under Food Products category by Fama And French industry classification.

Hershey Leadership Team

Kevin Walling, Senior Vice President Chief Human Resources Officer
Robert Cavanaugh, Independent Director
Mary West, Senior Vice President Chief Growth Officer
Waheed Zaman, Chief Knowledge, Strategy and Technology Officer and Sr. VP
Melissa Poole, Senior Director, IR Contact Officer
Steven Schiller, President of International ? Schiller
Michael Wege, Senior Vice President Chief Growth and Marketing Officer
David Shedlarz, Independent Director
Peter Horst, Senior Vice President Chief Marketing Officer
Damien Atkins, Senior Vice President General Counsel, Secretary
James Brown, Independent Director
M Koken, Independent Director
James Mead, Independent Director
Steven Voskuil, CFO, Senior Vice President
Wendy Schoppert, Director
Charles Davis, Independent Director
James Nevels, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
D Wege, Senior Vice President Chief Growth and Marketing Officer
Michele Buck, President of North America
Anthony Palmer, Independent Director
James Katzman, Independent Director
Terence ODay, Chief Supply Chain Officer and Sr. VP
Pamela Arway, Independent Director
Mary Haben, Independent Director
Thomas Ridge, Independent Director
Mark Pogharian, Vice President - Investor Relations
Javier Idrovo, Chief Accounting Officer and VP
Patricia Little, CFO and Sr. VP
Todd Tillemans, President - U.S
John Bilbrey, Chairman, CEO and Pres
Leslie Turner, Sr. VP, General Counsel and Secretary
Robert Malcolm, Independent Director

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