Oak Brook, Illinois-based TreeHouse Foods Inc. released news that Amit Philip has joined the company as SVP, chief strategy officer. Philip was most recently VP of analytics and insights at The Hershey Co. and managed a global team responsible for business decision analytics, consumer and shopper insights and advanced analytics.
“I’m delighted to welcome Amit to TreeHouse,” says Steve Oakland, CEO and president of TreeHouse Foods. “His experience providing holistic business intelligence, ensuring data-driven decision making and leading-strategy functions to develop growth plans in a rapidly changing marketplace will be instrumental as we position our portfolio for the future.”
From 2011 until 2018, Philip held positions of increasing responsibility within both the corporate strategy and analytics functions at The Hershey Co.. Prior to that, he was with A.T. Kearney, where he developed strategic plans, governance structures, change-management, communication plans and technology strategy for clients across a variety of industries, including consumer packaged goods, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals and financial services. He began his career at Schlumberger Ltd., the world’s largest oilfield services company. Philip earned his Master of Business Administration at The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Purdue University.