Oak Brook / IL. (thf) TreeHouse Foods Inc. announced that Patrick O’Donnell has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. «Pat has demonstrated strong leadership and made valuable contributions to the ongoing advancement of TreeHouse’s growth strategy during his time as Interim CFO and we are pleased to appoint him to the role in a permanent capacity,» said Steve Oakland, President and Chief Executive Officer of TreeHouse Foods. «He is a results-driven leader who brings substantial finance and accounting expertise along with a deep understanding of our business and industry. As we progress forward as a higher-growth, higher-margin business focused on private label snacking and beverages, I am confident that Pat will continue to help us in achieving our operational, finance and value creation goals.»
«I am honored to be named TreeHouse CFO at this pivotal point in the Company’s growth journey, and am excited to build on the tremendous work underway,» said O’Donnell. «Together with Steve and the senior leadership team and with the support of our finance organization, I look forward to advancing our ongoing efforts to drive profitable growth through category leadership and investment in capabilities.»
O’Donnell has been serving as Interim Chief Financial Officer since June 30, 2022, in addition to his role as Chief Accounting Officer. He joined TreeHouse in 2017 and has served in increasingly senior finance and accounting roles for the Company throughout his tenure, including as Assistant Corporate Controller, Corporate Controller, leading the Company’s Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis function, and as Vice President, Corporate Controller, and Principal Accounting Officer prior to serving as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining the Company, O’Donnell held roles with increasing responsibility for more than 14 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers.