C. Shay Braun

SVP, Chief Operations Officer

C. Shay Braun, age 52, is our Chief Operations Officer and joined TreeHouse Foods in early 2016, just prior to the acquisition of the ConAgra private brands business.  He has more than 27 years of experience in the food and beverage industry and is currently responsible for the Food Safety/Quality, Procurement, Engineering, Plant Operations, Distribution, Planning & Scheduling, Customer Support, and Continuous Improvement for TreeHouse. Mr. Braun is also the head sponsor of the TreeHouse 2020 program.  He came to TreeHouse from Dean Foods where he held various positions, last serving as the head of the Supply Chain, which included managing 70+ plants and the Company’s $5 billion dairy procurement activities. Prior to Dean Foods, Mr. Braun held positions of increasing responsibility with Sara Lee Corporation (successor in interest to Earthgrains Co.) where he last served as Vice President of LEAN Productivity. Mr. Braun also held various operational positions with Interstate Brands Corporation and Frito-Lay North America, Inc.