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Mars, Leading Multinational Food Manufacturer, Retains Frederickson Partners for Director of M&A and Corporate Incentives Search

Mars Inc., a top American manufacturer of confectionery, pet food and other food products, and a provider of animal care services, has hired Frederickson Partners for their Director of M&A and Corporate Incentives search.

The Director of M&A and Corporate Incentives will join the Executive Rewards & Incentives Center of Excellence (COE) and focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) due diligence, incentive plan review, design and support, as well as board preparation and engagement. The role will be based in McLean, Virginia and report to the Director of Executive Rewards and Incentives.

Mars, Incorporated is driven by the belief that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. As a global, family-owned business, Mars is transforming, innovating, and evolving to make a positive impact on the world.  Across their diverse and expanding portfolio of quality snacking, food, and pet care products and services, Mars Inc. employs 140,000+ dedicated Associates. With more than $47 billion in annual sales, they produce some of the world’s best-loved brands including Ben’s Original™, CESAR®, Cocoavia®, DOVE®, EXTRA®, KIND®, M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, and WHISKAS®. Mars is creating A Better World for Pets through their global network of pet hospitals and diagnostic services – including AniCura, BANFIELD™, BLUEPEARL™, Linnaeus and VCA™ – using cutting edge technology to develop breakthrough programs in genetic health screening and DNA testing.

Frederickson Partners recruits high impact executive talent for innovative companies worldwide. As a part of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Frederickson recruits executives for the entire C-suite, specializing in HR and People, and matching emerging companies, mission-based organizations and Fortune 500 enterprises with world-class executive leaders. Frederickson’s U.S. locations include San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, South Florida, and Nashville, serving many global tech hubs. Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Fitbit, Gartner, Genentech, General Electric, Gilead, Intel, Intuit, Lyft, Neiman Marcus, Nubank, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, SoFi, The Nature Conservancy, Uber, and Workday.

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