Bryon Klemens has been named the leader of the Hershey Co.'s treasury and investor relations. Rosa Stroh has been promoted to vice president, treasurer. Andrew Panayiotou has been made vice president, innovation and strategy, snacks for the company.
Hero AG and Madison Dearborn Partners, Inc., have signed an agreement for Hero to acquire Milnot Holding Corp. and its subsidiary Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. Hero is a global branded consumer goods company headquartered in Lenzburg, Switzerland.
Karen Alber joins H.J. Heinz Co. as vice president and chief information officer. She was most recently employed at PepsiCo, where she served as vice president, change readiness-enterprise systems.
Alberto Ibarguen was elected to the PepsiCo board of directors.
Lora DeVuono has been named group vice president, brand marketing and advertising at Frito-Lay. Jaya Kumar was promoted to group vice president of insights, innovation and shopper marketing for the company.
Susan Bond, a 17-year veteran of the Food and Drug Administration, joined the International Food Information Council as a senior vice president.