The J.M. Smucker Co. has announced the officer elections of Gail Hollander, chief marketing officer; Robert Crane, senior vice president, head of Sales and Sales Commercialization; Tim Wayne, senior vice president and general manager, Away From Home, Canada and International; and Angie Burick, senior vice president, Finance and Controller.
"These leadership updates reflect our commitment to evaluate our organizational structure, as necessary, to ensure the continued advancement of our organization and that we execute with excellence," said Mark Smucker, chair of the Board, president and chief executive officer. "I am confident these leaders will help drive the continued progress of our strategy and support the growth and development of our talented teams."
Hollander will assume the chief marketing officer role, effective April 10, following a 20-year career at Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications firm in the world, where she recently served as president, groupe client lead.
Crane has been promoted to the role of senior vice president, head of sales and sales commercialization, following his leadership of the company's pet sales division. He brings nearly 20 years of experience highlighted by sales leadership roles of increasing responsibility with the Company
Wayne has been promoted to the role of senior vice president and general manager, Away From Home, Canada and International. He brings more than 32 years of CPG industry leadership experience, most recently leading the Away From Home division.
To ensure continued alignment between M&A activities and financial priorities, The J.M. Smucker Co. has announced that oversight of corporate development and M&A will transition under Chief Financial Officer Tucker Marshall.
Due to Burick's scope of responsibilities and Marshall's expanded role, Burick has been promoted to the new role of senior vice president, Finance and Controller.
Burick has held a series of finance leadership roles with the Company over the past 20 years, most recently serving as vice president, Corporate Controller.