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The Hershey Company (HSY)

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
218.76-1.25 (-0.57%)
At close: 04:00PM EST
219.42 +0.66 (+0.30%)
After hours: 07:41PM EST

The Hershey Company

19 East Chocolate Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033
United States
717 534 4200

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
Full Time Employees16,620

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Ms. Michele Gross BuckChairman, Pres & CEO5.56MN/A1962
Mr. Steven E. VoskuilSr. VP & CFO2.3MN/A1968
Mr. Jason R. ReimanSr. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer1.47M141.06k1972
Mr. Charles R. RaupPres of U.S. Confection1.82M329.57k1969
Ms. Kristen J. RiggsPres of Salty Snacks1.78M275.81k1980
Ms. Jennifer L. McCalmanVP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1979
Ms. Melissa PooleVP of Investor Relations & Corp. Fin.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. James TuroffSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/A1977
Ms. Marlene CreightonGlobal Chief Sales OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Christopher M. ScaliaSr. VP & Chief HR OfficerN/AN/A1976
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 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.


The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products and pantry items in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America Confectionery, North America Salty Snacks, and International. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products, including mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items comprising spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, mixes, popcorn, and protein bars. 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, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Ice Breakers, Breath Savers, Bubble Yum, Lily's, SkinnyPop, Pirates Booty, Paqui, Dot's Homestyle Pretzels, and ONE Bar brands, as well as under the Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, 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 company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Corporate Governance

The Hershey Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 28, 2023 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 4.

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.