Our leaders are some of the most respected in the industry, bringing a variety of perspectives and expertise to the company in our collective quest to bring goodness to the world. Together, they set and execute the strategy for Hershey, leading this century-old iconic company into new markets, new categories and continual reinvention and innovation.
Buck has held several senior leadership roles within the company. Most recently, she served as Chief Operating Officer, leading Hershey’s day-to-day North American operations and overseeing Hershey’s operations in Central and South America.
Before joining Hershey in 2005, Buck served 17 years at Kraft/Nabisco in numerous senior positions and at the Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo.
She serves on the Board of Directors at New York Life, and as a Benefit Co-Chair for the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation. A native of central Pennsylvania, Buck earned a bachelor’s degree at Shippensburg University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Charles (Chuck) Raup leads Hershey’s flagship U.S. business including core confection, expanding portfolio across snacking and the marketing, sales and go-to-market teams. He is responsible for driving accelerated, sustainable growth for the company across traditional and digital channels, balancing top- and bottom-line in the short and long term.
Raup has broad experience leading snacking operations across candy, mint and gum. He has served in increasing roles of responsibility throughout his 10-year service with the company, most recently leading the turnaround of the core U.S. business. Before that, he was Vice President/General Manager, Mexico, improving its operations and performance.
Raup joined Hershey in 2009 after 13 years at Kraft Foods. He served seven years in the United States Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer.
He has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s degree in business from Penn State University.
Raup is an active member of Horizons for Youth, an organization that provides scholarships, mentoring and enrichment programs for children in low-resource areas of Chicago.
Jason Reiman, Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer, is responsible for all global supply chain-related strategies and activities including procurement, manufacturing, quality and regulatory, engineering, logistics, supply chain planning, as well as network strategy and optimization.
In his previous role as Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, Jason worked directly with commercial business partners to drive superior quality, customer service, margin expansion and growth for the business. As Vice President, U.S. Supply Chain Operations and Vice President, AEMEA Supply Chain Operations, he was responsible for all supply chain activities for the regional businesses. He has also held roles including Vice President, Global Logistics, where he led the Insights Driven-Supply Chain as well as eCommerce Supply Chain, Vice President, Global Customer Service, Planning & Logistics, Senior Director, Sales & Operations Planning, as well as a variety of positions in the areas of customer service, demand planning, production planning, and inventory management. Before joining Hershey in 1996, Reiman worked as a Supply Chain Consultant with Manugistics, Inc.
Reiman holds a bachelor’s degree in business logistics from The Pennsylvania State University. He currently serves on the board of directors of the World Cocoa Foundation. He has also served on the board of directors for the Elizabethtown Public Library and co-chaired Hershey’s United Way Campaign. Jason has been recognized with the 2015 Dr. Robert Pashek Award in Supply Chain, 2014 Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Visionary Award as well as the Smeal College of Business 2013 Undergraduate Distinguished Achievement Award.
Kristen Riggs oversees the company’s growth strategy, including the consumer intelligence and strategy team, strategic growth platforms, marketing excellence functions, innovation, research and development, and The Hershey Experience. Her focus is to accelerate the company’s enterprise growth.
Riggs is a dynamic Hershey veteran with marketing, sales and commercial operations experience leading billion-dollar businesses across brand marketing and sales. She has a proven track record of transforming operations and cultures to drive growth and profitability. As Vice President and GM of Commercial Planning, she led U.S. Volume Planning and Integrated Business Management along with a range of commercial strategic planning responsibilities.
Riggs joined The Hershey Company in 2005 and has held a range of commercial leadership roles in brand marketing, shopper marketing, global marketing, sales, the Reese’s brand and was VP/GM of Brand Commercialization.
Before joining Hershey, Riggs worked as an engineer for Samsung Semiconductor in Austin, Texas. Riggs holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University.
James Turoff serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. In this role, Turoff has responsibility for all legal department activities and strategies, including corporate governance, litigation, labor and employment, intellectual property, and enterprise risk management, as well as ethics and compliance, government relations, and security.
Turoff joined Hershey in March 2014 and has held multiple positions within the Legal Department during his tenure. Most recently, he served as Acting General Counsel. From March 2019 through December 2020, he served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, where he had oversight responsibility for multiple commercial and corporate functions within the Legal Department. From March 2018 through February 2019, Turoff was the Vice President, SEC, Corporate Governance & Compliance and helped oversee all commercial and corporate Legal functions globally while Hershey searched for and transitioned to a new general counsel. Prior to that, he served as Associate General Counsel, Securities & Governance and Business Transformation and as Associate General Counsel, AEMEA and Securities & Governance.
Prior to Hershey, Turoff was the Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Securities at Harsco Corporation.
Turoff holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Ashland University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. He and his family reside in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Steve Voskuil is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Hershey Company. In this role, Voskuil oversees the global finance organization, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, internal audit, and investor relations.
Prior to joining Hershey in May 2019, Voskuil was Chief Financial officer at Avanos Medical, a $700 million global medical device company, where he served since 2014. Avanos was previously branded as Halyard Health, Inc. before the sale of its $1 billion supplies division. Voskuil was also Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Halyard for four years where he led its successful spinoff from Kimberly-Clark. He previously served more than two decades as a finance executive at Kimberly-Clark and demonstrated strategic, operational and transformative leadership in addition to his deep financial expertise.
Voskuil has a bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin, Madison, and an MS in management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Palo Alto.