OAK BROOK, Ill., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) announced today the hiring of Rachel R. Bishop to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. In this role she will report to Sam K. Reed Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and will be a key member of the TreeHouse Executive Leadership Team. She will be based at the TreeHouse Corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, IL.
Bishop joins the company from The Walgreen Company where she spent the past five years most recently as the Group Vice President, Retail Development. Previously, she consulted at McKinsey & Company with a roster of CPG and retailer clients on marketing, strategy and innovation. Rachel is a graduate of Brown University and holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University.
"We are excited to have Rachel join TreeHouse during this time of great growth for our Company," said Reed. "She has enjoyed a wide ranging and relevant career as both a management consultant and retailing executive which positions her well to make significant contributions at TreeHouse."
ABOUT TREEHOUSE FOODS
TreeHouse is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery and foodservice distribution channels. Our products include non-dairy powdered creamers and sweeteners; condensed, ready to serve and powdered soups; refrigerated and shelf stable salad dressings and sauces; powdered drink mixes; single serve hot beverages; specialty teas; hot and cold cereals; macaroni and cheese, skillet dinners, and other value-added side dishes and salads; salsa and Mexican sauces; jams and pie fillings; pickles and related products; aseptic sauces; and liquid non-dairy creamer. We believe we are the largest manufacturer of pickles and non-dairy powdered creamer in the United States, and the largest manufacturer of private label salad dressings, powdered drink mixes, and instant hot cereals in the United States and Canada, based on sales volume.Additional information, including TreeHouse's most recent statements on Forms 10-Q and 10-K, may be found at TreeHouse Foods' website, http://www.treehousefoods.com.