Lee J. Wise has been named vice-president and treasurer of TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
Mr. Wise joins TreeHouse from Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., where he was vice-president, treasurer and corporate development since 2011. Prior to Mead Johnson, Mr. Wise was director of strategy and development for Brunswick Corp. He brings more than 15 years of experience across the finance function to TreeHouse, including treasury, risk management, strategy, planning and tax.
“We are delighted to bring someone of Lee’s caliber on board,” said Matthew J. Foulston, executive vice-president and chief financial officer of TreeHouse Foods. “His treasury experience coupled with his food industry background will be instrumental as we continue to optimize our cash flow and our capital structure.”
By Rebekah Schouten
Source: Food Business News
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