Smucker Company: Announces Updates to Board Leadership

Orrville / OH. (sc) The J. M. Smucker Company announced that Mark Smucker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will assume the expanded role of Chair of the Board effective August 17, 2022. Mark Smucker will succeed Richard Smucker, who has served as Executive Chairman since 2016. Richard Smucker will retire as an employee of the Company on October 09, 2022, which will mark 50 years of service with the Company, and continue as a Board Director. Additionally, effective August 17, 2022, Tim Smucker will retire as a Board Director and transition to a new non-voting Chairman Emeritus role on the Board. «I am honored and humbled by the opportunity to serve as Chair of the Board,» said Mark Smucker, Chief Executive Officer. «I also want to take this opportunity on behalf of our entire organization to thank my father, Tim Smucker, and my uncle, Richard Smucker, for their leadership and vision, which enabled the transformation of our Company from primarily a fruit spreads business to a multi-category CPG leader. I am excited to continue collaborating with the experienced and accomplished members of our Board and our dedicated employees to deliver on our vision to engage, delight and inspire consumers by building brands they love and by leading in growing categories.»