TreeHouse Foods, Inc. Announces Erik T. Kahler as New SVP Corporate Development
WESTCHESTER, Ill., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) announced today that Erik T. Kahler has joined the Company as Senior Vice President - Corporate Development. In this new position, Mr. Kahler will lead the Company's M&A activities as it pursues its aggressive growth strategies.
Mr. Kahler, 41, joins the Company from Dresdner Kleinwort Securities, LLC where he has been a Managing Director. Mr. Kahler has also held senior investment banking leadership roles at Citigroup, Inc., as Director - Mergers and Acquisitions Citigroup Global Markets Holdings Inc. and Wasserstein Perella & Company, Inc., where he was Vice President - Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Sam K. Reed, Chairman and CEO of TreeHouse stated: "We are delighted that Erik is joining TreeHouse to lead our acquisition and development effort. Erik's expertise and energy will significantly expand TreeHouse's capacity to aggressively identify and execute acquisitions to expand the TreeHouse portfolio and to increase THS shareholder value."
About TreeHouse Foods
TreeHouse is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery and foodservice channels. Its products include pickles and related products; non-dairy powdered coffee creamer; private label soup and infant feeding products, and other food products including aseptic sauces, refrigerated salad dressings, and liquid non-dairy creamer. TreeHouse believes it is the largest manufacturer of pickles and non-dairy powdered creamer in the United States based on sales volume.
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