Mars appoints global vice president for people and organisation

Mars people and organisationMars, a manufacturer of confectionery, pet food and other food products, has appointed Rebecca Snow global vice president for people and organisation.

Snow will transition into the role as of this month and take on full responsibilities from 1 October. She replaces Eric Minvielle, global vice president for people and organisation and Mars chief human resources officer, who will retire at the end of the year after four decades with the business.

Snow will report directly to Poul Weihrauch, chief executive officer and office of the president at Mars, and sit on the Mars Leadership Team, based in McLean, Virginia.

She is currently vice president for people and organisation for Mars Snacking based in Chicago, Illinois. She helped transform Mars Snacking through talent, capability acceleration, mindset and behavior change by playing a critical role in the segment’s performance over the past few years.

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Snow started her career with Mars at Pedigree Petfoods in the UK. In her almost 30 years with the business, she has gained experience across functions, business units and geographies.

Weihrauch said: “I am very pleased to share that we are appointing Rebecca Snow as Eric’s successor. Rebecca is particularly passionate about fostering a culture of belonging and creating sustainable growth through people development. She brings great perspective and sets high standards for intellectual curiosity and personal accountability. I am excited about welcoming Rebecca to the Mars leadership team.”