John P. Bilbrey

John P. Bilbrey

John P. Bilbrey

Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hershey Company

Mr. Bilbrey served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hershey from 2011 until his retirement in March 2017. He also served as Chairman of Hershey from 2015 until March 2017 and as Non-Executive Chairman from March 2017 to May 2018. Mr. Bilbrey joined the management team of Hershey as Senior Vice President, President Hershey International in 2003, serving as Senior Vice President, President Hershey North America from 2007 to 2010 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2011. He previously spent 22 years at The Procter & Gamble Company.

Independent Director - Elected director in 2015.