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The J.M. Smucker Company
Richard K. Smucker is Executive Chairman of The J.M. Smucker Company, an $8 billion food and beverage manufacturer and marketer of iconic North American brands including Smucker's®, Jif®, Folgers®, and Crisco®, and in pet food and pet snacks, Meow Mix®, Milk Bone®, Kibbles ‘n Bits®, 9Lives®, and many more. Richard began his career at Smucker in 1972. Prior to his current role, he served as Smucker’s Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1998-2011, and Chief Executive Officer from 2011–2016.
The J.M. Smucker Company was founded more than a century ago by Mr. Smucker’s great-grandfather, Jerome M. Smucker, and has been honored numerous times on FORTUNE magazine’s annual listing of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, ranking first in 2004.