HERSHEY, Pa. — The Hershey Co. here said this week it has named John P. Bilbrey president and chief executive officer of the company, effective immediately. The move had been widely expected after Bilbrey had been named interim CEO in May upon the resignation of David West, who left to become the CEO of Del Monte. "J.P. has the experience, deep industry knowledge and the right skills to lead Hershey's growth as it continues to evolve into a global company," said James E. Nevels, chairman of ...

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