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The J.M. Smucker Company Announces Corporate Officer Advancements

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) (the "Company" or "Smucker") today announced the election of Joseph Stanziano to corporate officer and the promotions of corporate officers, Kevin G. Jackson and David J. Lemmon.

The Company's Board of Directors approved the following changes, effective August 5, 2017:

  • Joseph Stanziano has been elected to corporate officer and will assume the role of Senior Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Foods. He will also join the Company Executive Leadership Team.  Mr. Stanziano is currently Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods. He has been with the Company for 20 years.
  • Kevin G. Jackson will assume the role of Senior Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales and Market Development Organization. Mr. Jackson, who was appointed corporate officer in January 2014, will also join the Company Executive Leadership Team. He has been with the Company for 15 years in leadership positions within the Consumer Foods, Coffee, and Foodservice businesses, most recently in the role of Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales and Market Development Organization.
  • David J. Lemmon will assume the role of President, Canada and International, and U.S. Away From Home. Mr. Lemmon currently heads the Canada and International business and will add the Away From Home (formerly Foodservice) division to his responsibilities, with ownership of the entire reportable segment. Mr. Lemmon was appointed corporate officer in April 2012 and has been with the Company for 23 years.

Mr. Lemmon will continue to report directly to Mark T. Smucker, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stanziano and Mr. Jackson will continue to report to Steven Oakland, Vice Chair and President, U.S. Food and Beverage.

"We are very pleased to recognize the contributions of Joe, Kevin, and Dave to our Company. They have significant business responsibilities and are outstanding leaders and role models," said Mark Smucker, Chief Executive Officer. "They embody our unique culture and we are excited to have them play even more significant roles in the continued growth of The J.M. Smucker Company."

About The J.M. Smucker Company
For 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's®, Folgers®, Jif®, Dunkin' Donuts®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, Café Bustelo®, Martha White®, truRoots®, Sahale Snacks®, Robin Hood®, and Bick's®. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix®, Milk-Bone®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Natural Balance®, and 9Lives®. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit jmsmucker.com.

The J.M. Smucker Company is the owner of all trademarks referenced herein, except for the following, which are used under license: Pillsbury® is a trademark of The Pillsbury Company, LLC and Dunkin' Donuts® is a registered trademark of DD IP Holder LLC.  

Dunkin' Donuts® brand is licensed to The J.M. Smucker Company for packaged coffee products sold in retail channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, and drug stores. This information does not pertain to Dunkin' Donuts® coffee or other products for sale in Dunkin' Donuts® restaurants.

The J. M. Smucker Company logo. (PRNewsFoto/The J. M. Smucker Company)

 

Joseph Stanziano, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Foods

 

Kevin G. Jackson, Senior Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales and Market Development Organization

 

David J. Lemmon, President, Canada and International, and U.S. Away From Home

 

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The J.M. Smucker Company: (330) 682-3000; Investors: Aaron Broholm, Vice President, Investor Relations; Media: Maribeth Burns, Vice President, Corporate Communications