Imagination, taste & passion

We are one of the world’s largest manufacturers and marketers of confectionery and chewing gum. We create imaginative products and brands that are enjoyed in more than 150 countries. In the US, we manufacture and distribute our Airheads and Mentos products, always surprising and delighting North American consumers.

North American leadership team

  • Mehmet Yuksek

    President & CEO

  • Fred King

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Sandy Schneider

    Vice President,
    People & Culture

  • Sylvia Buxton

    Vice President,
    Marketing

  • Rick Tyrrell

    Vice President,
    Sales

  • Mike Wodke

    Vice President,
    Technology

  • Rick Speed

    Vice President,
    Manufacturing

  • James Biro

    Vice President,
    Supply Chain