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• The Hershey Co. announced that it has named J.P. Bilbrey, current president of Hershey North America, to be its COO, a new position.

The company said that the move allows CEO Dave West to pay greater attention to strategic and business development issues.

According to the announcement, “Bilbrey will also lead two new business units, responsible for building and leveraging Hershey's global brands, creating confectionery marketplace innovation and disseminating best demonstrated practices.”
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