Hershey Names Vice President

Hershey ( HSY) named Humberto Alfonso vice president, finance and planning, U.S.Commercial Group, effective July 17.

Alfonso was with Cadbury Schweppes ( CSG), where he was executive vice president finance, CFO, Americas Beverages.

"Bert brings more than 20 years of financial leadership across all areas of finance, including treasury, business support and supply chain. He has extensive international experience as well as a deep understanding of the snack market," the Heshey, Pa.-based company said.

The company's shares closed down 32 cents at $56.44 Thursday.

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