OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) announced today that Kevin G. Jackson has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and President, Snacking & Beverages. Mr. Jackson brings to TreeHouse over 25 years of consumer packaged goods management, marketing and sales experience. He was most recently Senior Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales & North American Away From Home Division, for The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM), where he led the company's U.S. efforts in Pet, Coffee, and Consumer Goods and oversaw the restaurant, foodservice and convenience channels.
"I'm very excited that Kevin will be joining the executive leadership team at TreeHouse," said Steve Oakland, Chief Executive Officer and President of TreeHouse Foods. "I'm confident that his extensive experience developing, growing and managing numerous categories, across both the retail and foodservice landscape will prove invaluable."
"Today, consumers recognize private label store brands as consumer brands. Private label represents a wonderful opportunity, and I'm eager to be part of it," said Mr. Jackson. "As TreeHouse repositions itself to better align its categories and resources to help customers achieve their goals, I'm looking forward to leveraging my experience to position the Snacking & Beverages division to flourish and drive our plans for growth."
Mr. Jackson served in numerous roles of increasing responsibility over his 17-year sales and marketing career at The J.M. Smucker Company. He joined The J.M. Smucker Company in 2002 and served in marketing roles of increasing responsibility, managing peanut butter and coffee. Prior to that, Mr. Jackson was a brand manager at Brach's Confections and Constellation Brands. Mr. Jackson earned his Masters of Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is part of Revenue 50 and Sales Executive Share Group.
ABOUT TREEHOUSE FOODS
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of private label packaged foods and beverages in North America. We have over 40 production facilities across the United States, Canada and Italy, and our vision is to be the undisputed solutions leader for custom brands for our customers. Our extensive product portfolio includes snacking, beverages and meal preparation products, available in shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen and fresh formats. We have a comprehensive offering of packaging formats and flavor profiles, and we also offer natural, organic and preservative-free ingredients across almost our entire portfolio. Our purpose is to make high quality food and beverages affordable to all.
Additional information, including TreeHouse's most recent statements on Forms 10-Q and 10-K, may be found at TreeHouse's website, http://www.treehousefoods.com.
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