Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> January 17, 2014

Interview with the CEO: Pinnacle Foods Inc. (PF)

Gamgort, Bob
Bob Gamgort is CEO of Pinnacle Foods Inc., a leading branded food company listed on the NYSE. Mr. Gamgort joined Pinnacle in 2009 and has guided the company through the acquisitions of the Birds Eye Foods Company and Wish-Bone brand, as well as its successful IPO in March of 2013. Prior to Pinnacle Foods, Mr. Gamgort was North American President for Mars Inc. where he led the portfolio of snack food, pet food, pet hospital, retail and main meal businesses. He came to Mars from Major League Baseball, where he had been the President of Major League Baseball Properties. Mr. Gamgort started his career at General Foods, which later merged with and became Kraft Foods.  Profile
TWST: Can you give us a brief overview of Pinnacle Foods’ business?

Mr. Gamgort: I would describe us as a leading branded food company. Our focus is on the U.S. and Canadian