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Company Overview of Mars, Incorporated

Company Overview

Mars, Incorporated manufactures and distributes food products. The company offers pet care products; chocolate products; gum, mints, hard and chewy candies, and lollipops; various food products; beverages for various types of work environments, as well as coffee, tea, and soups; and cocoa extract supplements that help to promote a healthy heart by supporting healthy blood flow. It serves customers ranging from multinational retailers to small independent stores, distributors, specialty stores, and veterinary practices. Mars, Incorporated was formerly known as Mar-O-Bar Company and changed its name to Mars, Incorporated in 1926. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in McLean, Virginia...

6885 Elm Street

McLean, VA 22101

United States

Founded in 1891

Phone:

703-821-4900

Fax:

703-448-9678

Key Executives for Mars, Incorporated

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 54
Director and President of Symbioscience
President of Wrigley
President of Global Petcare
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Mars, Incorporated Key Developments

Mars, Incorporated Appoints Claus Aagaard as CFO

Mars, Incorporated has appointed Claus Aagaard as its CFO. Aagaard Currently is CFO of Mars Petcare. Aagaard has been with Mars for fifteen years and brings to the Mars leadership team an extensive background in corporate finance, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions. Aagaard succeeds Reuben Gamoran, who-after dedicating more than three decades to his business career-has decided to leave Mars in June to pursue a new vocation as a teacher.

Mars, Incorporated Announces Executive Changes

Mars, Incorporated announced that Claus Aagaard, the current CFO of Mars Petcare, has been named CFO for the company. Aagaard has been with Mars for 15 years and brings to the Mars leadership team an extensive background in corporate finance, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions. Aagaard succeeds Reuben Gamoran, who-after dedicating more than three decades to his business career-has decided to leave Mars in June to pursue a new vocation as a teacher. Gamoran joined the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in 1985 and contributed immensely to its growth. He has served as CFO of Mars, Incorporated since 2012.

Tata Trusts and Mars, Incorporated Announce Commitment to Collaborate on Agriculture Development, Nutrition, and Food Safety in India

Tata Trusts and Mars, Incorporated announced their joint entry into a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to advance agriculture development, address malnutrition, and improve food safety in India. Mars and the Tata Trusts also plan to collaborate on reducing Aflatoxin contamination in India's supply chain. Aflatoxin a naturally occurring, poisonous chemical produced by certain molds is a critical food safety issue in India. Mars has unique expertise in addressing Aflatoxin contamination and can draw on its Global Food Safety Center in China to conduct future research in this area.

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