The Hershey Company, headquartered in Hershey, Pa., is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its chocolate, sweets, mints and other great-tasting snacks. Hershey has approximately 22,000 employees around the world who work every day to deliver delicious, quality products. The company, which has more than 80 brands around the world that drive over $7.4 billion in annual revenues, includes such iconic brand names as Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Jolly Rancher and Ice Breakers. Hershey is focused on growing its presence in key international markets while continuing to build its competitive advantage in North America. Additionally, Hershey is poised to expand its portfolio into categories beyond confectionery, finding new ways to bring goodness to people everywhere. 

At Hershey, goodness has always been about more than delicious products. For 120 years, Hershey has been committed to good business by operating fairly, ethically and sustainably to make a positive impact on society. This means contributing to a better life for its employees, consumers, communities, and, ultimately, creating a bright future for children in need. This commitment is exemplified by Milton Hershey School, established in 1909 by the company's founder and administered by Hershey Trust Company. The children who attend the school receive education, housing, and medical care — thriving as direct beneficiaries of The Hershey Company's success.
Type
Public
HQ
Hershey, US
Employees
19,060 (est)-8%

Key People at Hershey

John Bilbrey

John Bilbrey

Chairman, President & CEO
Peter Horst

Peter Horst

SVP & CMO
Patricia Little

Patricia Little

SVP & CFO
Kevin Walling

Kevin Walling

SVP & CHRO
Leslie Turner

Leslie Turner

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Michael Wege

Michael Wege

SVP & Chief Administrative Officer

Hershey Locations

Hershey, US
New York, US
Chicago, US
Niagara Falls, CA
Shanghai, CN
Dubai, AE
Singapore, SG

Hershey Metrics

Hershey Summary

Market capitalization

$20.6 B

Closing share price

$96.3

Hershey Financials

FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cost of goods sold

$3.26 B$3.55 B$3.78 B$3.87 B$4.09 B$4 B

Income tax expense

$299 M$334 M$355 M$431 M$459 M$389 M

Hershey Market Value History

Hershey Online Presence

Hershey News

Hershey Company Life

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