August 18, 2023

The J.M. Smucker Co. Elects Tarang Amin and Mercedes Abramo to Board of Directors

The J.M. Smucker Co. announced today the election of Tarang Amin and Mercedes Abramo to its Board of Directors. The company also announced the retirements of Richard Smucker, Paul Dolan and Sandra Pianalto from its Board of Directors. With his retirement, Smucker will assume the role of Chairman Emeritus on the company’s board.

Amin currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of e.l.f. Beauty, Inc., a leader in the beauty industry with a growing portfolio of popular brands. Prior to joining e.l.f. Beauty, Inc., he was President, CEO and Director of Schiff Nutrition International and held various leadership roles at The Clorox Company and The Procter & Gamble Company.

Abramo is currently the global Deputy Chief Commercial Officer of international luxury goods retailer, Cartier, following her time as CEO of the company’s North American business. Before joining Cartier, Abramo served in a series of leadership roles with Tiffany & Co., Loews Hotels and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.

“We are excited to welcome Tarang and Mercedes to our Board of Directors, further diversifying the expertise we have supporting the continued growth of our business,” said Mark Smucker, Chair of the Board, President and CEO, The J.M. Smucker Co. “Tarang’s entrepreneurial spirit and leadership acumen have allowed him to establish high performing teams and achieve success across several consumer-packaged goods categories. Mercedes has played a critical role supporting the continued leadership of an iconic international luxury brand through her deep experience in retail and operations along with her consumer centric approach. In addition to their extensive leadership experience, Tarang and Mercedes share in our values and appreciate their roles in supporting the continuity of our unique culture. On behalf of the board, I also want to extend our appreciation to Richard, Paul and Sandra who have provided exceptional leadership in their roles on the board during a time of growth for our company.”

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