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For an "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer again sat down with Irwin Simon, chairman, president and CEO of Hain Celestial (HAIN - Get Report) , the packaged food maker with shares that are up 6.7% in the increasingly competitive grocery sector.
Simon explained that he's overcome a lot of challenges in his 24 years at Hain, and in the end, what matters most is having great brands and great people in a category of the market that is red-hot. There will always be obstacles, he said, but he's a fighter.
When asked about the elephant in the room, the combination of Amazon (AMZN - Get Report) and Whole Foods, Simon noted that over 30% of all organic foods are bought online and that's where the growth is coming from. Amazon and Whole Foods are already a big part of their business, he said, and that will only accelerate with this merger.
Simon also said that while he's always focused on growth and his balance sheet, this year Hain will also focus on consumers, spending $50 million to help further connect millennials to their stable of great brands.
Finally, when asked about activist investors, Simon recalled that Carl Icahn took a stake in Hain back in 2012 and they're still great friends today. As long as activists aren't distracting from the mission, Simon welcomes all shareholders.
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