William Perez as the first outsider CEO, replacing Bill Wrigley Jr . Despite Perez' recent unceremonious exit from footwear ..... Johnson derives 60% of its sales internationally. Bill Wrigley replaced his father in 1999 and had the right vision
WWY annual meeting, we continue to be impressed with CEO Bill Wrigley 's energy, business maturity and vision. Our fair value ..... which is available at the Wrigley Web site. In addition to Bill Wrigley 's business acumen, we were also impressed with the firm
We think Wrigley's agreement to purchase Kraft's sugar confectionery business takes a giant step toward realizing CEO Bill Wrigley 's intention to transform the company from a being just a chewing-gum manufacturer to the "Wrigley Confectionery Company
large part of the meeting was devoted to innovation that Bill Wrigley will be using to transform the chewing-gum purveyor into ..... increasing learning retention, and aiding digestion. Bill Wrigley has energized Wrigley, and we believe he is both talented
Wrigley Confectionery Company." This marks a subtle but significant shift from being just a chewing-gum company. CEO Bill Wrigley elaborates in the annual report: "While the name over the door is not changing, this philosophical shift captures our
growth as margin expansion is likely to slow. (Wrigley's focus on efficiency pushed margins to 21% from 18% over the past decade.) However, we think the company, led by the bold and competent Bill Wrigley , is up to the challenge.
growth of 19% on Wednesday, showing that its efforts to branch out into new product lines is paying off. Youthful CEO Bill Wrigley has shaken up traditionally staid Wrigley, demonstrating a willingness to gamble with bold moves like the Hershey bid