LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe and India providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, today announced the election of Adrianne Shapira to its Board of Directors effective November 20, 2014. Adrianne Shapira is the Chief Financial Officer of David Yurman, a fine jewelry luxury brand, since 2012. Beyond her role in overseeing accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, and loss prevention, Adrianne co-chairs the Real Estate Steering Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee that seeks to build upon David Yurman's success by capitalizing on future channel, category and geographic growth.
"We're excited to have Adrianne join our Board of Directors," commented Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Hain Celestial. "Adrianne's strong financial expertise as well as her broad understanding of the consumer products industry and her e-commerce experience will make her a valuable addition to our Board of Directors. We look forward to Adrianne's perspective and contributions to the Company."
Prior to joining David Yurman, Adrianne had a 13-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, where she was Managing Director in Global Investment Research covering the Broadlines Retail sector and the lead equity analyst covering department stores, discounters, luxury and online. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Adrianne was an analyst at Neuberger Berman, an investment management company. Adrianne also sits on the Board of Directors of Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination. Adrianne earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Tufts University.
Hain Celestial has an eight member Board of Directors.
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ: HAIN), headquartered in Lake Success, NY, is a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe and India. Hain Celestial participates in many natural categories with well-known brands that include Celestial Seasonings®, Earth's Best®, Ella's Kitchen®, Terra®, Garden of Eatin'®, Sensible Portions®, Health Valley®, Arrowhead Mills®, MaraNatha®, SunSpire®, DeBoles®, Casbah®, Rudi's Organic Bakery®, Gluten Free Cafe™, Hain Pure Foods®, Spectrum®, Spectrum Essentials®, Walnut Acres Organic®, Imagine®, Almond Dream®, Rice Dream®, Soy Dream®, WestSoy®, The Greek Gods®, BluePrint®, FreeBird®, Plainville Farms®, Yves Veggie Cuisine®, Europe's Best®, Cully & Sully®, New Covent Garden Soup Co.®, Johnson's Juice Co.®, Farmhouse Fare®, Hartley's®, Sun-Pat®, Gale's®, Robertson's®, Frank Cooper's®, Linda McCartney®, Lima®, Danival®, Natumi®, GG UniqueFiber®, Tilda®, Akash Basmati®, Abu Shmagh®, JASON®, Avalon Organics®, Alba Botanica® and Queen Helene®. Hain Celestial has been providing A Healthier Way of Life™ since 1993. For more information, visit www.hain.com.
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