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The Hershey Company (HSY)


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The Hershey Company

100 Crystal A Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
United States
717-534-4200
http://www.hersheys.com

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryConfectioners
Full Time Employees16,300

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Ms. Michele G. BuckChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.5M1.55M55
Ms. Patricia A. LittleChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP1.38MN/A56
Mr. Terence L. O'DayChief Product Supply & Technology Officer and Sr. VP1.24MN/A67
Ms. Leslie M. TurnerSr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.1.34M1.02M59
Mr. Javier H. IdrovoChief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A49
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.

Description

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells confectionery products. The company operates through two segments, North America, and International and Other. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products comprising chewing gums and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items, including spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, and mixes. The company provides its products primarily under the Hershey’s, Reese’s, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Scharffen Berger, Dagoba, Ice Breakers, Breathsavers, Bubble Yum, and Heath brands, as well as under the Golden Monkey, Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, Nutrine, Maha Lacto, Jumpin, and Sofit brands. It markets and sells its products to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The Hershey Company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Corporate Governance

The Hershey Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.