Hershey Management

Management criteria checks 4/4

Hershey's CEO is Michele Buck, appointed in Mar 2017, has a tenure of 7.33 years. total yearly compensation is $15.65M, comprised of 8.9% salary and 91.1% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.081% of the company’s shares, worth $31.46M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 4.5 years and 6.2 years respectively.

Key information

Michele Buck

Chief executive officer

US$15.7m

Total compensation

CEO salary percentage8.9%
CEO tenure7.3yrs
CEO ownership0.08%
Management average tenure4.5yrs
Board average tenure6.2yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Hershey: Stagnant Performance With Strong Fundamentals Presents An Opportunity

Jul 16

The Hershey Company's (NYSE:HSY) Business Is Yet to Catch Up With Its Share Price

Jul 15
The Hershey Company's (NYSE:HSY) Business Is Yet to Catch Up With Its Share Price

Hershey: Strong Brand Power And Dividend Growth

Jul 01

Shareholders Are Optimistic That Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Will Multiply In Value

Jun 17
Shareholders Are Optimistic That Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Will Multiply In Value

Hershey: Three And A Half Reasons Why I Just Added It To My Portfolio

Jun 03

Is Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Using Too Much Debt?

Jun 03
Is Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Using Too Much Debt?

Hershey: Cocoa Inflation Is Here To Stay, But That May Not Hurt Demand

May 26

The Hershey Company Just Beat EPS By 43%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

May 07
The Hershey Company Just Beat EPS By 43%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Has Announced A Dividend Of $1.37

May 06
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Has Announced A Dividend Of $1.37

Hershey's Sweet Success: Q1 Results Exceed Expectations With 8.9% Sales Growth

May 03

Hershey: My 'Dark' Hypothesis On The Cocoa Market Boom (Rating Upgrade)

Apr 25

An Intrinsic Calculation For The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Suggests It's 22% Undervalued

Apr 24
An Intrinsic Calculation For The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Suggests It's 22% Undervalued

Hershey: Dependable Dividend Stock Despite Weak Outlook

Apr 15

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Ticks All The Boxes When It Comes To Earnings Growth

Apr 12
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Ticks All The Boxes When It Comes To Earnings Growth

Hershey: Priced For Growth It Can't Deliver

Mar 19

Hershey: A Great Stock For Taking Advantage Of The Cocoa Shortage

Mar 12

Earnings Update: The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Just Reported Its Full-Year Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Forecasts

Feb 24
Earnings Update: The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Just Reported Its Full-Year Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Forecasts

We Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Feb 23
We Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Hershey: Q4 And Full-Year Results Highlight Solid Growth Despite A Tough Macro Environment

Feb 21

The Hershey Company: A Sweet Deal With 30% Upside

Feb 08

Hershey And Its Real Value

Jan 23

Getting In Cheap On The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Is Unlikely

Jan 23
Getting In Cheap On The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Is Unlikely

An Intrinsic Calculation For The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Suggests It's 23% Undervalued

Jan 10
An Intrinsic Calculation For The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Suggests It's 23% Undervalued

Here's Why Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Dec 29
Here's Why Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

The Hershey Company: A Sweet Dividend Growth Stock Anticipating 2024 Deflation

Dec 23

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting To Multiply In Value

Dec 17
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting To Multiply In Value

Where Does Hershey Stock Go From Here?

Dec 08

The Hershey Company: Deep-Dive Analysis Reveals A Tasty Opportunity

Nov 29

These 4 Measures Indicate That Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Nov 09
These 4 Measures Indicate That Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Buy Hershey Amid Financial And Technical Strength

Nov 04

Why I Am Buying Hershey

Oct 04

Calculating The Fair Value Of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY)

Oct 03
Calculating The Fair Value Of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY)

Hershey: Lack Of Growth Does Not Seem Very Attractive

Sep 22

Does Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Sep 19
Does Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting To Multiply In Value

Sep 06
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting To Multiply In Value

Hershey: Lack Of Growth Provides Subpar Risk/Reward Right Now

Aug 30

The Hershey Company: Why I've Been Buying This Blue Chip Compounder

Aug 11

Hershey: Margins Remain High But Volumes Struggle

Jul 28

Hershey: Too Sweet For Me

Jul 17

Hershey: Durable Business, Stretched Valuation

Jun 24

We Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Jun 22
We Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Unwrapping The Hershey's Stock: A Dividend Gem For Investors

Jun 15

With EPS Growth And More, Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Makes An Interesting Case

Jun 09
With EPS Growth And More, Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Makes An Interesting Case

Hershey: America's Lockdown Sugar Binge Is Unsustainable

Jun 06

The Hershey Company's (NYSE:HSY) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 26% Below Its Share Price

May 28
The Hershey Company's (NYSE:HSY) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 26% Below Its Share Price

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

May 03
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Mar 13
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Is The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Worth US$239 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Feb 27
Is The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Worth US$239 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Hershey: Quality Market Leader With Sweet Prospects

Feb 24

Hershey: Rich Valuation For A Fantastic Stock

Feb 09

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Michele Buck's remuneration changed compared to Hershey's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2024n/an/a

US$2b

Dec 31 2023US$16mUS$1m

US$2b

Oct 01 2023n/an/a

US$2b

Jul 02 2023n/an/a

US$2b

Apr 02 2023n/an/a

US$2b

Dec 31 2022US$14mUS$1m

US$2b

Oct 02 2022n/an/a

US$2b

Jul 03 2022n/an/a

US$2b

Apr 03 2022n/an/a

US$2b

Dec 31 2021US$16mUS$1m

US$1b

Oct 03 2021n/an/a

US$1b

Jul 04 2021n/an/a

US$1b

Apr 04 2021n/an/a

US$1b

Dec 31 2020US$19mUS$1m

US$1b

Sep 27 2020n/an/a

US$1b

Jun 28 2020n/an/a

US$1b

Mar 29 2020n/an/a

US$1b

Dec 31 2019US$17mUS$1m

US$1b

Sep 29 2019n/an/a

US$1b

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

US$1b

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

US$1b

Dec 31 2018US$12mUS$1m

US$1b

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

US$1b

Jul 01 2018n/an/a

US$1b

Apr 01 2018n/an/a

US$1b

Dec 31 2017US$10mUS$1m

US$783m

Compensation vs Market: Michele's total compensation ($USD15.65M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.24M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Michele's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


CEO

Michele Buck (62 yo)

7.3yrs

Tenure

US$15,654,209

Compensation

Ms. Michele Gross Buck has been the Chairman at The Hershey Company since October 11, 2019 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and President since March 1, 2017. Ms. Buck is responsible for all day-to...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michele Buck
Chairman7.3yrsUS$15.65m0.081%
$ 31.5m
Steven Voskuil
Senior VP & CFO5.2yrsUS$4.38m0.018%
$ 6.8m
Deepak Bhatia
Senior VP & CTOless than a yearUS$9.17m0%
$ 0
Charles Raup
President of U.S. Confection4.5yrsUS$4.33m0.012%
$ 4.6m
Kristen Riggs
President of Salty Snacks4.5yrsUS$4.34m0.012%
$ 4.7m
Jennifer McCalman
VP & Chief Accounting Officer3.4yrsno data0.0019%
$ 723.4k
Melissa Poole
Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Financeno datano datano data
James Turoff
Senior VP3.6yrsno data0.0063%
$ 2.5m
Marlene Creighton
Global Chief Sales Officer1.8yrsno datano data
Christopher Scalia
Chief Transformation Officer & Chief Human Resources Officer4.5yrsno data0.0099%
$ 3.8m
Jason Reiman
Senior VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer5.1yrsUS$3.13m0.011%
$ 4.4m
Rohit Grover
President of International5.3yrsno data0.013%
$ 5.2m

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

50.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HSY's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michele Buck
Chairman7.3yrsUS$15.65m0.081%
$ 31.5m
Victor Crawford
Independent Director4.2yrsUS$301.46k0.0019%
$ 735.0k
Robert Malcolm
Independent Director12.6yrsUS$280.00k0.0070%
$ 2.7m
Mary Haben
Independent Director10.9yrsUS$280.00k0.0073%
$ 2.8m
Anthony Palmer
Lead Independent Director13.3yrsUS$329.75k0.0082%
$ 3.2m
Mary Koken
Independent Director7.2yrsUS$275.00k0.00030%
$ 116.1k
Kevin Ozan
Independent Directorless than a yearno data0.00018%
$ 69.6k
Cordel Robbin-Coker
Independent Directorless than a yearno data0.00018%
$ 69.6k
Juan Perez
Independent Director5.2yrsUS$300.00k0.0027%
$ 1.1m
Huong Maria Kraus
Independent Director1.2yrsUS$173.75k0.00058%
$ 224.4k

6.2yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HSY's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).


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