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The Hershey Company (HSY)

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197.00-4.04 (-2.01%)
At close: 04:00PM EDT
197.22 +0.22 (+0.11%)
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The Hershey Company

19 East Chocolate Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033
United States
717 534 4200

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
Full Time Employees18,650

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Ms. Michele Gross BuckChairman, President & CEO4.83M4.22M1962
Mr. Steven E. VoskuilSenior VP & CFO2.31MN/A1968
Mr. Deepak BhatiaSenior VP & CTO1.22MN/A1974
Mr. Charles R. RaupPresident of U.S. Confection2.29MN/A1968
Ms. Kristen J. RiggsPresident of Salty Snacks2.21MN/A1979
Ms. Jennifer L. McCalmanVP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1979
Ms. Melissa PooleVice President of Investor Relations & Corporate FinanceN/AN/AN/A
Mr. James TuroffSenior VP, General Counsel & SecretaryN/AN/A1977
Ms. Marlene CreightonGlobal Chief Sales OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Christopher M. ScaliaChief Transformation Officer & Chief Human Resources OfficerN/AN/A1976
Amounts are as of December 31, 2023 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products and pantry items in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America Confectionery, North America Salty Snacks, and International. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products, including mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; protein bars; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items comprising spreads, bars, snack bites, mixes, popcorn, and pretzels. The company provides its products primarily under the Hershey's, Reese's, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, barkTHINS, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Ice Breakers, Breath Savers, Bubble Yum, Lily's, SkinnyPop, Pirates Booty, Dot's Homestyle Pretzels, and ONE Bar brands, as well as under the Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, and Sofit brands. It markets and sells its products to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The company exports its products in approximately 80 countries worldwide. The Hershey Company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Corporate Governance

The Hershey Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2024 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.