Hershey Names Mary Beth West Chief Growth Officer

Posted On: 3/16/2017

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Mary Beth West, Hershey
Mary Beth West

HERSHEY, PA -- Hershey Co. has appointed Mary Beth West senior vice-president and chief growth officer. Effective May 1, West will oversee the company's analytics, marketing, research and development, and mergers and acquisitions.

West brings 30-plus years of executive and marketing leadership to the candy giant. Most recently, she was executive vice-president and chief customer and marketing officer at J.C. Penney Co. Inc..

For more than 20 years she led marketing at Kraft Foods (now Mondelez International Inc.)