The Hershey Co. has announced the promotion of Marlene Creighton to global chief sales officer, effective Sept. 5.
Creighton will replace Phil Stanley, who is leaving after 26 years with Hershey to pursue other opportunities. Creighton has been with Hershey four years, holding the position of vice president – food east. Before that, she was at Unilever, directing its personal care business for Walmart, and with Procter & Gamble as associate director of its Covergirl and Olay brands.
"In her four years at Hershey, Marlene has led incremental growth with our retail partners and is spearheading our commercial strategy as part of our company's Snacking Powerhouse vision,” CEO Michele Buck said in a statement. “Her energy and passion for building diverse and inclusive teams, developing people and driving new capabilities are a perfect match for our growth ambition and employee experience.”