August 30, 2016 11:39 PM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company

Company Overview

Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company produces and distributes confectionary products. The company offers chewing gums, mints, hard and chewy candies, and lollipops. It markets its products in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. It has locations in the United States and internationally. As of October 6, 2008, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company operates as a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated.

410 North Michigan Avenue

Wrigley Building

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Founded in 1891

16,400 Employees

Phone:

312-644-2121

Fax:

312-644-0015

Key Executives for Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company

President
Executive Chairman
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Member of Executive Leadership Team
Age: 55
Chief Executive Officer of Mars Incorporated and President of Mars Incorporated
Age: 64
Vice President, Managing Director of China and President of Wrigley Asia Pacific
Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Key Developments

Wrigley Opens Addition to its Yorkville, Ill., Factory

Wrigley has opened a addition to its Yorkville, Ill., factory. The Yorkville expansion is the result of a $50 million investment by Mars that adds 145,000 square feet, a new Skittles line and 75 new jobs – a 25% increase in the workforce at the facility. The Yorkville expansion reflects the unprecedented growth of the Skittles brand. The popular rainbow-colored candy is now the No. 1 non-chocolate confection brand1 in the United States, fueled by best-in-class marketing, retail activity, innovation and passionate fans.

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Private Placement
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