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The Hershey Company (HSY)

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The Hershey Company
100 Crystal A Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
United States - Map
Phone: 717-534-4200

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Consumer Goods
Full Time Employees:12,600

Business Summary 

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells chocolate and sugar confectionery products, pantry items, and gum and mint refreshment products. It offers milk chocolate bars, nuggets and drops chocolates, chocolate candies, candy bars, boxed chocolates, spreads, peanut butter cups, candy bars, wafer bars, toffee bars, wafer bars, caramel soft crèmes, and chocolate chips, as well as chocolate-covered fruits, fruit juice pieces, and nuts. It also provides macadamia snack nuts, peanut caramel bars, malted milk balls, peppermint patties, high-cacao dark chocolate products, and natural and organic chocolate products. In addition, the company offers refreshment products, such as mints and chewing gum products; pantry items comprising baking products, and toppings and sundae syrups; and beverage and cooking oil products. It sells its products under approximately 80 brand names, including HERSHEY'S, REESE'S, HERSHEY'S KISSES, HERSHEY'S BLISS, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK, KIT KAT, TWIZZLERS, JOLLY RANCHER, and ICE BREAKERS through sales representatives and food brokers primarily to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The company markets its products in approximately 70 countries in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. The Hershey Company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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Corporate Governance 
The Hershey Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. John P. Bilbrey , 57
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. David W. Tacka , 60
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
Ms. Leslie M. Turner , 56
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Mr. Terence L. O'Day , 64
Chief Supply Chain Officer and Sr. VP
Ms. Michele G. Buck , 52
Pres of North America Operations
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.
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