Hain Celestial: appoints member to Board Of Directors

Lake Success / NY. (hc) The Hain Celestial Group Inc., a leading natural and organic products company with operations in North America, Europe and India providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life, announced the election of Adrianne Shapira to its Board of Directors effective November 20, 2014. Adrianne Shapira is the Chief Financial Officer of David Yurman, a fine jewelry luxury brand, since 2012. Beyond her role in overseeing accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, and loss prevention, Adrianne co-chairs the Real Estate Steering Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee that seeks to build upon David Yurman´s success by capitalizing on future channel, category and geographic growth. «We are excited to have Adrianne join our Board of Directors», commented Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Hain Celestial. «Adrianne´s strong financial expertise as well as her broad understanding of the consumer products industry and her e-commerce experience will make her a valuable addition to our Board of Directors. We look forward to Adrianne´s perspective and contributions to the Company». Prior to joining David Yurman, Adrianne had a 13-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, where she was Managing Director in Global Investment Research covering the Broadlines Retail sector and the lead equity analyst covering department stores, discounters, luxury and online. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Adrianne was an analyst at Neuberger Berman, an investment management company. Adrianne also sits on the Board of Directors of Gilt Groupe Inc., an innovative online shopping destination. Adrianne earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Tufts University. Hain Celestial has an eight member Board of Directors.

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