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Kristy N. Waterman

Kristy N. Waterman, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Kristy N. Waterman joined TreeHouse on July 1, 2021 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. In January 2022 she was additionally appointed Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining TreeHouse, from April 2020 to July 2021, Ms. Waterman served as SVP, Strategy and Chief Administrative Officer of DFA Dairy Brands, a division of Dairy Farmers of America that acquired a substantial portion of Dean Foods Company. Prior to DFA Dairy Brands, Ms. Waterman served as SVP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Government Affairs of Dean Foods Company, a leading food and beverage company and the largest processor and direct-to-store distributor of dairy products in the U.S., from July 2019 to April 2020, and had responsibility for all legal and regulatory matters. She joined Dean Foods in 2014 and held positions of increasing responsibility within the legal department. Ms. Waterman began her career in the Dallas offices of Gardere, Wynne, Sewell and Norton Rose Fulbright, where she practiced general and corporate law, with a focus on mergers, acquisitions, transactions, securities, corporate governance and reporting and filing obligations. Ms. Waterman received her undergraduate degree from University of Texas at Austin and earned her law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law.