Eric Huston Named a Sales VP at Mars Food & Nutrition

Jan. 25, 2024
He will be vice president of sales for North America, replacing Edward Taylor.

Eric Huston was named Mars Food & Nutrition’s Vice President of Sales for North America. He’s been with Mars for seven years, the last three of which he spent leading the Mars Food & Nutrition sales team in Canada. Huston will replace Edward Taylor, who is "exploring other opportunities."

Under Huston’s leadership, the Mars Food & Nutrition Canada business served as a successful test and learning ground for the Food & Nutrition North America region, launching differentiated innovations, including Family Pack, new rice flavor varieties, Ben’s Original Organic and Tasty Bite entrées.

Prior to his time at Mars, he held leadership positions at Procter & Gamble and Heinz Pet Products.

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