On May 14, 2019 organic and natural products company Hain Celestial Group, Inc. announced the appointment of Kevin McGahren, as the President, North America. The organization has operations in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. McGahren will be responsible for leading Hain Celestial’s teams in North America including marketing and research and development.
McGahren will report directly to Hain Celestial’s President and CEO, Mark L. Schiller, and will be a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership Team. He will play in integral role in working with Schiller and the Hain Celestial executive leadership team to simplify the portfolio, strengthen capabilities, reinvigorate top line growth and expand margins and cash flow.
McGahren is an accomplished consumer packaged goods executive with more than 30 years of industry experience in driving value creation at public companies and private equity backed ventures. He was most recently CEO of Dancing Deer Baking Company, a private equity backed natural dessert and snack company. He has also served as the President of the American Beverage Corporation as well as President and founder of PANOS brands, a specialty and natural foods company. Earlier in his career, he held a series of leadership roles across multiple brands at Kraft Foods, including Vice President of Marketing for Nabisco Cookies.