1 East Armour Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Executive Chrmn: C. Dean Metropoulos; President & CEO: William Toler; EVP & CFO: Thomas Peterson; EVP & Chief Admin. Officer: Michael Cramer; SVP & Chief Customer Officer: Andrew Jacobs; SVP & COO: Stuart Wilcox; SVP & CMO: Burke Raine; SVP, General Counsel & Corp. Secy.: Jolyn Sebree
Type of Firm: Public
Brands: Hostess, Chocodiles, CupCakes, Ding Dongs, Donettes, Ho Hos, SnoBalls, Suzy Qs, Twinkies, Zingers
Products: Snack cakes
Plants: Emporia, Kan.; Columbus, Ga.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Southbridge, Mass.
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