Mars

    OverviewSuggest Edit

    Mars is a company that manufactures confectionery, pet nutrition, and other food products and provides petcare services. It offers chocolate, chewing gum, mints, fruity confections, rice, grains, pasta, sauces, herbs, spices, ready-made meals, as well as targeted nutrition solutions. The company also produces foods for dogs, cats, horses, fish, and birds and delivers qualified medical care through its network of pet hospitals. Its major brands include M&M’s, Snickers, Twix, Milky Way, Dove, Pedigree, Royal Canin , Whiskas, Extra, Orbit, Uncle Ben’s, Skittles, COCOAVIA.
    TypePrivate
    Founded1911
    HQMcLean, VA, US
    Websitemars.com
    Employee Ratings4.2
    Overall CultureA+

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)130,000(+4%)
    Job Openings1,633
    Revenue (FY, 2020)$40 B(+9%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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    Key People/Management at Mars

    Grant F. Reid

    Grant F. Reid

    CEO, Office of the President
    Claus Aagaard

    Claus Aagaard

    Chief Financial Officer
    Barry Parkin

    Barry Parkin

    Chief Procurement and Sustainability Officer
    Poul Weihrauch

    Poul Weihrauch

    Global President, Mars Petcare
    Shaid Shah

    Shaid Shah

    Global President Mars Food, Multisales and Global Customers
    Andrew Clarke

    Andrew Clarke

    Global President, Mars Wrigley
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    Mars Office Locations

    Mars has offices in McLean, Albany, Burr Ridge, Chattanooga and in 100 other locations
    McLean, VA, US (HQ)
    6885 Elm St
    Albany, GA, US
    209 W Oakridge Dr
    Burr Ridge, IL, US
    15W660 79th St
    Chattanooga, TN, US
    3002 Jersey Pike
    Chicago, IL, US
    1131 W Blackhawk St
    Chicago, IL, US
    1132 W Blackhawk St
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    Mars Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    1911
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    Mars Revenue

    Mars's revenue was reported to be $40 b in FY, 2020 which is a 8.1% increase from the previous period.
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    Revenue (FY, 2020)

    40.0b

    Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

    8.1%
    USDFY, 2018EFY, 2019EFY, 2020E

    Revenue

    35.0b37.0b40.0b

    Revenue growth, %

    6%8%
    USDFY, 2018

    Revenue/Employee

    350.0k
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    Mars Operating Metrics

    Jul, 2018Nov, 2019Dec, 2021

    Countries

    788080

    Patent Applications (US)

    192

    Patents (US)

    1.03 k

    Trademarks (US)

    759
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    Mars Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    PrettyLitterSeptember 07, 2021$1 b
    KINDNovember 17, 2020
    FoodspringJune 27, 2019
    PetCare SAJanuary 31, 2019
    LinnaeusDecember 31, 2018
    AniCuraNovember 27, 2018
    Opitgen, LLCApril 01, 2018
    Genoscoper LaboratoriesJanuary 11, 2018
    Preferred Brands InternationalDecember 31, 2017
    Tasty BiteAugust 14, 2017
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    Mars Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    B

    84/100

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    Mars Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

    CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

    50-59

    out of 100

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    Mars Online and Social Media Presence

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    Mars Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      A+

      79/100

    • CEO Rating

      A+

      79/100

    • Compensation

      A+

      83/100

    • Diversity

      B+

      74/100

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    Mars Blogs

    Performance Without Purpose is Meaningless

    Performance Without Purpose is Meaningless mmillwood Fri, 05/28/2021 - 11:27 Heading Andy Pharoah: Performance Without Purpose is Meaningless May 28, 2021 …

    YES PEAS! Mars Food UK updates Peas Please pledge with new ambition to deliver 450m portions of vegetables across UK portfolio

    YES PEAS! Mars Food UK updates Peas Please pledge with new ambition to deliver 450m portions of vegetables across UK portfolio frausmig Thu, 05/27/2021 - 17:38 YES PEAS! Mars Food UK updates Peas Please pledge with ne…

    The Food We Want & The Nutrition We Need

    The Food We Want & The Nutrition We Need mmillwood Tue, 05/25/2021 - 10:53 Heading Reconciling the Food We Want with the Nutrition We Need May 25, 2021 …

    Can Dog Therapy Ease Loneliness in Aging Adults?

    Can Dog Therapy Ease Loneliness in Aging Adults? aberman Fri, 05/21/2021 - 14:54 Eyebrow Mars Petcare Heading Can Dog Therapy Ease Loneliness in Aging Adults? …

    The Intersection of Ethics and Competence

    The Intersection of Ethics and Competence aberman Wed, 05/19/2021 - 09:40 Eyebrow Mars Heading The Intersection of Ethics and Competence …

    It’s Time We Talk About Mothers and Their Mental Health

    It’s Time We Talk About Mothers and Their Mental Health aberman Tue, 05/18/2021 - 15:09 Heading It’s Time We Talk About Mothers and Their Mental Health May 18, 2021 …
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    Mars Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Mars founded?

      Mars was founded in 1911.

    • Who are Mars key executives?

      Mars's key executives are Grant F. Reid, Claus Aagaard and Barry Parkin.

    • How many employees does Mars have?

      Mars has 130,000 employees.

    • What is Mars revenue?

      Latest Mars annual revenue is $40 b.

    • What is Mars revenue per employee?

      Latest Mars revenue per employee is $307.7 k.

    • Who are Mars competitors?

      Competitors of Mars include Hershey, Kraft Heinz and VCA.

    • Where is Mars headquarters?

      Mars headquarters is located at 6885 Elm St, McLean.

    • Where are Mars offices?

      Mars has offices in McLean, Albany, Burr Ridge, Chattanooga and in 100 other locations.

    • How many offices does Mars have?

      Mars has 115 offices.