Hershey's stewardship of shareholder capital is standard. In May 2011, Hershey announced a change at the top, as David West --who joined the company in 2002 and was appointed as CEO in 2007--stepped down to serve as CEO of privately held
John Bilbrey the job on a permanent basis and said it is on track to meet its 2011 financial goals. Bilbrey replaces David West , who resigned last month to become CEO of Del Monte Foods (FDP). Although West turned Hershey around after skidding
interim CEO John Bilbrey will assume the top spot at the confectionery firm, which was vacated last month when former CEO David West stepped down to serve as CEO of privately held Del Monte. Bilbrey, who joined the confectionery company in 2003 and
On Wednesday, Hershey HSY announced that president and CEO David West , who joined the confectionery company in 2002 and was appointed as CEO in 2007, is stepping down to serve as CEO of privately
As far as what's in store for the firm longer term, we look forward to hearing more detailed plans from new CEO David West when he presents to analysts in June. We will post our take on his presentation after the meeting.
growing top line that results from the company's low penetration of international markets. It could be that new CEO David West is willing to reset the bar by enduring a painful first year at the helm. However, it may also be the case that a 20
Hershey HSY announced Tuesday that chief operating officer David West will replace Rick Lenny as CEO on Dec. 1. The selection of West, who has worked under Lenny at Hershey since 2001 and has extensive
about 15%, compared with our long-term range of 9%-11%. Hershey also announced that, as of Jan. 1, 2005, David West , Hershey's Chief Customer Officer, would replace Frank Cerminara, who is retiring, as CFO. We are confident West