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Mars Wrigley Confectionery appoints new global president

Mars Wrigley Confectionery appoints new global president

MCLEAN, Va. — Mars, Inc. has named Andrew Clarke, currently chief marketing and customer officer, to the role of global president – Mars Wrigley Confectionery. Clarke will assume his new role in September. He will be based at Mars Wrigley Confectionery’s global headquarters in Chicago, Ill. Since 2015 Clarke has been chief marketing and customer officer.

Mars Chocolate, Wrigley to become one business unit

Mars Chocolate, Wrigley to become one business unit

MCLEAN, Va. — Mars Inc. plans to meld its Mars Chocolate and Wrigley segments to form one global candy business unit called Mars Wrigley Confectionery. Mars said Thursday that the move comes as its has gained full ownership of Wrigley, which it acquired in 2008. Berkshire Hathaway had held a minority stake in Wrigley that