HSY - The Hershey Company

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The Hershey Company

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

SectorConsumer Defensive
IndustryConfectioners
Full Time Employees15,360

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Ms. Michele Gross BuckPres, CEO & Director1.5M1.55M1962
Ms. Patricia A. LittleSr. VP & CFO1.38MN/A1961
Mr. Terence L. O'DaySr. VP and Chief Product Supply & Technology Officer1.24MN/A1950
Mr. Todd W. TillemansPres of USN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Javier H. IdrovoChief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1968
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 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, and Bubble Yum brands, as well as under the Golden Monkey, Munching Monkey, Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, Nutrine, Maha Lacto, Jumpin, Sofit, SkinnyPop, Oatmega, Paqui, and Tyrrells 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 September 1, 2018 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 3.

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.