Jean E. Spence

Jean E. Spence, 61, was elected to the TreeHouse Board of Directors on September 4, 2018.  Ms. Spence, an independent consultant, was formerly Executive Vice President of Research, Development, & Quality at Mondel─ôz International, Inc., a global leader in biscuits, chocolate, gum, candy and powdered beverages. Prior to the 2012 spin-off transaction to form Mondel─ôz, Ms. Spence served in the same capacity at parent company Kraft Foods, Inc. where she was responsible for improving quality and food safety on a worldwide basis, coordinating global compliance programs, scientific relations, regulatory relations, microbiology, and auditing. She has represented the food industry on the Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council, and Kraft on the International Life Sciences Institute and Junior Achievement of Chicago Boards. Ms. Spence serves on the Supervisory Board of GEA Group AG and is Chair of the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.  She earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.