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Mars appoints new global president

14:33 SGT July 5, 2018
Mars’ incoming global president, Andrew Clarke, will assume his new role this September

US confectionery giant Mars Incorporated has appointed Andrew Clarke global president – Mars Wrigley Confectionery. Clarke, currently its chief marketing & customer officer, will assume his new role in September. He will be based at Mars Wrigley Confectionery’s global headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Since 2015 Clarke has been chief marketing & customer officer. In this role, he has led Mars’ marketing and sales capabilities, including the development of an integrated strategy that leverages Mars’ powerful brands while building strong relationships with the company’s global customers.

Clarke will replace Martin Radvan, who is retiring after a 32-year career with Mars that extended across multiple functions, business segments and countries. Radvan has led the integration of the Mars Chocolate and Wrigley segments into Mars Wrigley Confectionery, a global manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints and fruity confections.