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Hain Celestial Names New Chief Executive

Hain Celestial Names New Chief Executive
October 31
12:28 2018

The Hain Celestial Group, a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, has named veteran consumer packaged foods executive Mark L Schiller as the company’s new president and chief executive officer, effective November 5, 2018. He succeeds Irwin D Simon, Hain Celestial’s founder, president and chief executive officer.

Mark L Schiller joins Hain Celestial with a proven track record of strategic leadership including more than 25 years of executive experience in key consumer packaged foods leadership roles at Pinnacle Foods, PepsiCo and other companies. Most recently, Mark L Schiller served as Pinnacle Foods’ executive vice president and chief commercial officer where he was responsible for overseeing its multi-billion dollar grocery and frozen segments which represented the vast majority of Pinnacle Foods’ consolidated sales and profitability. In this role, he led all key commercial functions, including sales, marketing strategy, innovation, product development, package design, commercialization, productivity, consumer insights and shopper marketing. During his tenure at Pinnacle Foods, he successfully helped orchestrate a multi-year turnaround and delivered record market share gains, sales growth, gross margin and profit growth.

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