Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Lori G. Roberts has been appointed Senior Vice President, Human Resources of TreeHouse Foods (NYSE-THS). Roberts had joined THS earlier in the year and had most recently served as Chief Human Resources Officer of steel producer TMK IPSCO, Inc. During her 30-year career Lori has served in the top human resources role for a variety of public and private companies, including Pliant Corporation and Wallace Computer Services. She began her career at Cummins Inc., where she held marketing, finance, and human resources assignments. Lori holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and French from Indiana University, as well as a Masters in West European Studies, also from Indiana.
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. is a manufacturer of packaged foods and beverages in the United States, Canada and Italy that focuses primarily on private label products for both retail grocery and food away from home customers. The company manufactures shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen and fresh products, including beverages and beverage enhancers; meals; retail bakery; condiments and healthy snacks.
Its 2016 acquisition of ConAgra’s private brands operations meaningfully expands Treehouse’s presence in private label dry and refrigerated grocery, and will be called TreeHouse Private Brands. Following the Private Brands acquisition, TreeHouse Foods, Inc. has pro forma sales of approximately $7 billion for the twelve months ended December 31, 2015, more than 50 manufacturing facilities and over 16,000 employees.