Recognition

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS, ACCOLADES & AWARDS

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APR 26,2015

J.P. Bilbrey is proud to lead The Hershey Company as it grows internationally, not only into new countries and new categories, but also in its work to provide basic nutrition to kids around the world so they can learn and grow. He brings more than 30 years of consumer packaged goods experience to bear, having been instrumental in the growth of some of the world’s largest and best-known brands. He draws on broad international experience having worked in more than 50 countries. During his tenure at Hershey,

 

Bilbrey has led the North America business, the international business and served as Chief Operating Officer. Bilbrey joined Hershey in 2003, following senior leadership positions at Mission Foods, Danone Waters of North America and Procter & Gamble. Bilbrey graduated from Kansas State University and currently serves on the Kansas State University Business Advisory Council, and on the Boards of Directors of McCormick & Company, The Hershey Company, Enactus, and the Grocery Manufacturers Association. He is also a U.S. private sector member of the Obama Administration’s U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum and U.S.-Africa Business Forum.

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APR 26,2015

Michele G. Buck is particularly proud to lead the success of our U.S. and Canadian businesses with over $6 billion in revenue. Prior to her current position, Buck served as Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer, where her primary focus was creating and driving transformational growth, and as Senior Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer before that. Before joining Hershey in 2005, Buck served 17 years at Kraft/Nabisco in numerous senior positions and at the Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo.

She serves on the Board of Directors at New York Life, and as a Benefit Co-Chair for the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation. A native of Central Pennsylvania, Buck earned a Bachelor’s degree at Shippensburg University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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APR 26,2015

Peter Horst joins The Hershey Company as the new Chief Marketing Officer. A member of Hershey’s Global Leadership Team (GLT) Peter is focused on next generation marketing excellence, innovation and global brands.

Prior to Hershey, Peter worked for Capital One Financial Corporation where he was Senior Vice President, Brand Marketing and prior to that, Chief Marketing Officer for Capital One Bank, where he supported diversified businesses in credit cards, branch and Internet banking, home loans,

auto finance and international markets. With more than 25 years of various experiences including consumer packaged goods, financial services and telecom, Peter will bring an important view to our strategies and marketing approach, here at The Hershey Company. At Capital One, Peter launched new products, including the Venture Card and the QuickSilver Card.

Peter holds an M.B.A in Marketing & General Management from Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business and a B.A. in History and Literature from Harvard. Peter and his wife have four adult children who reside in McLean, VA and both are looking forward to relocating to Hershey, PA.

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Patricia A. Little is excited to be a catalyst at a company with some of the most emotionally salient brands in the world. In her role, Little oversees the global finance organization and is a member of Hershey’s Global Leadership team. Prior to joining Hershey in March 2015, Little was Chief Financial Officer at Kelly Services, Inc., where she championed strategic investments and expansion through the recession, identified opportunities in emerging markets, and executed a strategic acquisition and

a joint venture. Prior to Kelly Services, Little spent 24 years with Ford Motor Company, holding corporate and operational finance leadership roles. Her extensive knowledge of global finance enables her to help create value and drive growth. Little has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Drake University and a Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon. She serves on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Audit Committee of McCormick & Company, Inc. After work, she gets all the way out of the office to enjoy mountain hiking and backpacking.

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APR 26,2015

Terence L. O’Day’s focus on production efficiencie impacts both Hershey revenue and environmental stewardship. His efforts result in efficiencies in our global supply chain, including sourcing, engineering, manufacturing, logistics, quality, regulatory compliance, facilities and flight operations functions. He has more than 25 years of leadership experience in a variety of manufacturing and operations roles. Prior to joining Hershey in 2008, O’Day was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for

Mannatech, Inc., and Executive Vice President of Operations at ConAgra Foods in the Refrigerated Foods Group. O’Day has also held senior leadership roles at Kraft and Nabisco Foods Group. He served as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard, where he attained the rank of Major. O’Day holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University.

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APR 26,2015

William C. Papa is excited for the opportunity to transform Hershey from a confection company to a confection and snacking company. Papa is responsible for the company’s upstream research, technology, packaging and product development functions and leads a team in developing new product and packaging innovations. Prior to joining Hershey in October 2012, Papa worked at Procter & Gamble in roles of increasing responsibility in the Research & Development department, most recently as Director,

Personal Beauty Care Research & Development. Papa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He has exceptional sensory skills and is a certified expert “cupper” (expert taster). He also serves as a wine judge. While at Procter & Gamble, Papa was a long time community volunteer for the city of Wyoming, Ohio (a suburb of Cincinnati). He was also a three-term City Councilman in Wyoming, where he served on or chaired five city committees.

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APR 26,2015

Leslie M. Turner is proud to apply her experience to a company with such a rich legacy of giving back. In her role, Turner leads oversight for Hershey’s legal, government relations, corporate security and corporate secretary functions. She is a member of Hershey’s Global Leadership Team and the Executive Sponsor of Hershey’s Abilities First Resource Business Group. Prior to joining Hershey in 2012, Turner served as Chief Legal Officer, Coca-Cola North America and as a litigation partner for

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. She has served as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Territorial and International Affairs (U.S. Department of the Interior, 1993) and was Counselor to then-Secretary Bruce Babbitt and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (U.S. Department of the Interior, 1995). She received a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University, a master of Law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a Master of Laws degree from American University, Washington College of Law. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel; Board of Visitors, Georgetown University Law Center; and a trustee, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. Turner is also the recipient of several distinguished service awards, including Savoy Magazine’s 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers. On her time off from work, you may find her scuba diving.

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