Hain Celestial appoints new CFO

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. — The Hain Celestial Group announced that Javier Idrovo will be joining the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective December 2, 2019.  Idrovo brings with him an extensive background in corporate finance, strategy, and business development with nearly 30 years of executive leadership, strategy formulation and oversight, financial planning and analysis, accounting, financial reporting, tax and treasury experience.

“I am excited to welcome Javier to Hain Celestial. He has a strong financial and strategic background and deep industry experience, which will help him make an immediate impact at Hain Celestial,” said Mark Schiller, Hain Celestial’s president and chief executive officer. “He joins us at an ideal time as we accelerate our efforts to simplify our organization, standardize key processes and eliminate inefficient spending.”

Prior to joining Hain Celestial, Idrovo held leadership positions at The Hershey Co., serving most recently as chief accounting officer, with responsibilities for all aspects of its accounting, tax and treasury functions as well as external financial reporting and accounting policies and procedures. Prior to becoming Chief Accounting Officer, he served in the roles of senior vice president, finance and planning as well as senior vice president, strategy and business development. Prior to joining The Hershey Co.,  Idrovo held roles of increasing responsibility at Dole Food Company, Inc. including CFO and then president of Dole Packaged Foods. Earlier in his career, Idrovo worked at The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. where he was responsible for analyzing issues of business strategy and operational effectiveness, and recommending and implementing strategic solutions.

He will succeed James Langrock, who has served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer for the past several years.  Langrock will remain at the company through the end of the year to assist with the transition and support other Company initiatives.

“James has been an integral member of our executive team having led our financial team during our transformation. On behalf of our management team and Board of Directors, I would like to thank him for his many contributions in my onboarding and helping us to build a stronger foundation to pave the way for our successful turnaround,” commented Schiller.



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