Hain Celestial Group (Nasdaq: HAIN), a prominent manufacturer of health-focused brands that promote healthier lifestyles, announced today the appointment of Neil Campbell to its Board of Directors, effective September 1. In accordance with a planned board transition, Mark Schiller, former CEO of Hain and current Board Director, and Dean Hollis, current Board Director and past Board Chair, will not seek re-election at the upcoming annual shareholder meeting.
Dawn Zier, Chair of the Board for Hain Celestial Group, expressed enthusiasm about Neil Campbell’s addition to the board, noting his substantial consumer packaged goods (CPG) and international experience. She highlighted Campbell’s potential to guide the company’s strategy for global growth and sustainable outcomes. Zier extended her gratitude to Mark and Dean for their leadership and contributions to Hain, wishing them well in their future endeavors.
Neil Campbell brings over 35 years of experience in the branded food industry, having worked with various CPG companies in the UK, North America, and Benelux. His career includes positions at Cadbury Schweppes, PepsiCo, and UK bakery leader Warburtons. Campbell’s journey began at Cadbury Schweppes in brand management and new product development, followed by roles at PepsiCo where he managed the Walkers snacks brand and later led marketing in Benelux and the UK. He ultimately served as President of Tropicana North America and spent nine years as Managing Director for Warburtons. Campbell holds a Law Degree from Cambridge University, where he graduated with honors and distinction as a Squire Scholar and Barrister at Law from Middle Temple.
Schiller expressed his pride in the company’s transformative progress and extended support for Hain’s growth strategy, “Hain Reimagined,” aiming for global integration and realization of the company’s potential.
Hollis, reflecting on his six-year tenure on the board, expressed honor and privilege, and looked forward to Hain’s continued evolution as a leading “better for you” company.
The board succession plan was confirmed during Hain’s August 15, 2023, Board of Directors meeting, aligning with the unveiling of the new business growth strategy, “Hain Reimagined,” at the Investor Day event in New York City on September 13, 2023. The event will be live-streamed and accessible on Hain’s Investor Relations website.
About The Hain Celestial Group
Hain Celestial Group is a global health and wellness company committed to inspiring healthier living through better-for-you brands. For over 30 years, their portfolio has prioritized nutrition and well-being across snacks, baby/kids, beverages, meal preparation, and personal care, sold in over 75 countries. Notable brands include Garden Veggie™ Snacks, Terra® chips, Earth’s Best® and Ella’s Kitchen® baby foods, Celestial Seasonings® teas, Joya® and Natumi® plant-based beverages, Greek Gods® yogurt, and more.
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