McCormick & Company has named Brendan Foley as president of U.S. consumer effective June 2. Foley will lead the largest business unit for McCormick and will report directly to president of global consumer and CAO Lawrence Kurzius.
Foley comes to McCormick from H. J. Heinz, where he worked for more than 15 years. In his most recent role, he served as the zone president for Heinz North America. He also served as president for the U.S. consumer products business at Heinz, as well as president of the U.S. foodservice business and held leadership roles in marketing and brand management across a wide portfolio of products. Prior to joining Heinz, he worked in marketing for General Mills and Ketchum Advertising-Chicago. He has a bachelor of science degree from Miami University of Ohio.
McCormick manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry — retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses — in more than 125 countries and territories.