Bob Gamgort

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"With nearly 25 years of experience leading food and entertainment businesses, Bob Gamgort was named CEO of Pinnacle Foods in 2009.

"Bob joined Pinnacle from Mars Incorporated, where held the position of North American President of Mars, Inc. -- an $8 billion portfolio of snackfood, petfood, retail, and main meal businesses. Before Mars, Bob served as President of Major League Baseball Properties – the league’s business and marketing unit. Bob started his career at General Foods, which later merged with and became Kraft Foods. At Kraft, Bob progressed through a series of Marketing, Sales, Corporate Strategy and General Management assignments. 


"Bob holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, a BA in Economics from Bucknell University, and studied at the London School of Economics. Bob serves on the Board of Trustees for Bucknell University and the Grocery Manufacturers Association. He has won numerous advertising awards and has been named to the “50 Most Powerful People in Marketing” and “50 Most Powerful People in Sports Business” lists. " [1]

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  1. Pinnacle Foods Board, organizational web page, accessed July 14, 2012.