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The Hershey Company (HSY)

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The Hershey Company

19 East Chocolate Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033
United States
717 534 4200
http://www.thehersheycompany.com

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryConfectioners
Full Time Employees14,520

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Ms. Michele Gross BuckChairman, Pres & CEO4.09M1.14M1962
Mr. Steven E. VoskuilSr. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer1.42MN/A1968
Mr. Damien AtkinsSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.1.66MN/A1971
Ms. Melissa PooleVP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Rob GehringGlobal Chief Sales OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 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 mints, 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, mixes, popcorn and protein bars, and cookies. The company provides its products primarily under the Hershey's, Reese's, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, barkTHINS, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Scharffen Berger, Dagoba, Ice Breakers, Breathsavers, Bubble Yum, SkinnyPop, Pirate's Booty, Oatmega, Paqui, ONE, and Krave brands, as well as under the 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 December 8, 2019 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.

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.