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Michele  Buck, insider at The Hershey

Michele Buck Insider Information

CEO of The Hershey

Michele Buck is the chairman, president and CEO of The Hershey Company, with over 30 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry. She joined the company in 2005 and took over the president and CEO roles in 2017. During her tenure, the candy company’s stock has risen over 40 percent.

Before taking over as CEO, Buck held the position of chief operating officer, leading Hershey’s operations in North American as well as overseeing operations in Central and South America. She previously held the roles of global chief growth officer and global chief marketing officer.

While at Hershey, Buck led the acquisition of Krave Beef Jerky in 2015 and barkThins in 2016. These acquisitions allowed Hershey to expand into the broader snacks category.

Buck’s competence in the snack category can be credited to her experience at other big-name food corporations. Prior to joining Hershey, Buck spent 17 years with Kraft Foods, Nabisco, and the Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo in numerous senior brand and marketing positions. She worked with brands like Funyuns, Cheetos and Cool Whip, driving significant growth for the latter after creating a holiday tradition out of the Fourth of July flag cake.

She sits on the board of New York Life and serves as a benefit co-chair for the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation. She was elected chairman of the board at Hershey in 2019.

Buck holds a bachelor’s degree from Shippensburg University and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

What is Michele Buck's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Michele Buck is at least $31.74 million as of April 28th, 2021. Ms. Buck owns 185,497 shares of The Hershey stock worth more than $31,740,392 as of May 15th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other assets that Ms. Buck may own. Additionally, Ms. Buck receives an annual salary of $4,130,000.00 as CEO at The Hershey.

How old is Michele Buck?

Ms. Buck is currently 59 years old. There are 6 older executives and no younger executives at The Hershey.

What is Michele Buck's salary?

As the CEO of The Hershey Company, Ms. Buck earns $4,130,000.00 per year.

How do I contact Michele Buck?

The corporate mailing address for Ms. Buck and other The Hershey executives is 19 East Chocolate Avenue, Hershey PA, 17033. The Hershey can also be reached via phone at 717-534-4200.

Has Michele Buck been buying or selling shares of The Hershey?

Within the last three months, Michele Buck has sold $398,150.00 in shares of The Hershey stock. Most recently, Michele Buck sold 2,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $159.26, for a transaction totalling $398,150.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 185,497 shares of the company's stock, valued at $29,542,252.22.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of The Hershey?

During the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 14 times. They sold a total of 32,254 shares worth mmore than $4,845,029.49. The most recent insider tranaction occured on April, 28th when Michele Buck CEO bought 2,500 shares worth more than $398,150.00. Insiders at The Hershey own 29.4 % of the company.

Information on this page was last updated on 4/28/2021.

Michele Buck Insider Trading History at The Hershey

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
4/28/2021Sell2,500$159.26$398,150.00185,497View SEC Filing Icon  
3/29/2021Sell2,500$158.80$397,000.00187,997View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2021Sell2,500$146.06$365,150.00192,331View SEC Filing Icon  
12/28/2020Sell2,500$151.05$377,625.00157,621View SEC Filing Icon  
11/30/2020Sell2,500$147.40$368,500.00160,121View SEC Filing Icon  
10/28/2020Sell2,500$140.62$351,550.00162,621View SEC Filing Icon  
9/28/2020Sell2,500$140.31$350,775.00165,121View SEC Filing Icon  
4/13/2020Sell1,500$143.20$214,800.00170,121View SEC Filing Icon  
3/10/2020Sell1,500$152.97$229,455.00174,428View SEC Filing Icon  
2/18/2020Sell3,832$159.92$612,813.44151,761View SEC Filing Icon  
2/10/2020Sell1,500$156.60$234,900.00147,929View SEC Filing Icon  
2/3/2020Sell3,832$155.83$597,140.56153,261View SEC Filing Icon  
1/17/2020Sell3,832$150.00$574,800.00149,429View SEC Filing Icon  
1/13/2020Sell3,832$150.00$574,800.00149,429View SEC Filing Icon  
1/10/2020Sell1,500$146.83$220,245.00149,429View SEC Filing Icon  
11/11/2019Sell1,500$141.15$211,725.00152,429View SEC Filing Icon  
10/16/2019Sell3,832$152.04$582,617.28157,761View SEC Filing Icon  
10/10/2019Sell1,500$155.85$233,775.00153,929View SEC Filing Icon  
10/1/2019Sell3,832$154.79$593,155.28159,261View SEC Filing Icon  
9/10/2019Sell1,500$155.13$232,695.00155,429View SEC Filing Icon  
8/12/2019Sell1,500$155.56$233,340.00156,929View SEC Filing Icon  
7/10/2019Sell1,500$138.57$207,855.00158,429View SEC Filing Icon  
6/10/2019Sell1,500$138.01$207,015.00159,929View SEC Filing Icon  
5/31/2019Sell6,000$129.14$774,840.00163,429View SEC Filing Icon  
4/22/2019Sell1,500$117.00$175,500.00161,429View SEC Filing Icon  
3/20/2019Sell1,500$109.52$164,280.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/20/2019Sell1,500$109.59$164,385.00166,056View SEC Filing Icon  
1/22/2019Sell1,500$108.19$162,285.00166,394View SEC Filing Icon  
12/20/2018Sell1,500$106.68$160,020.00167,894View SEC Filing Icon  
11/20/2018Sell1,500$107.86$161,790.00169,394View SEC Filing Icon  
10/22/2018Sell1,500$106.61$159,915.00170,894View SEC Filing Icon  
9/20/2018Sell1,500$102.82$154,230.00172,394View SEC Filing Icon  
8/20/2018Sell1,500$101.90$152,850.00173,894View SEC Filing Icon  
7/20/2018Sell1,500$92.26$138,390.00175,394View SEC Filing Icon  
1/26/2018Sell400$111.55$44,620.00163,697View SEC Filing Icon  
12/26/2017Sell400$114.95$45,980.00164,097View SEC Filing Icon  
11/27/2017Sell400$108.00$43,200.00164,497View SEC Filing Icon  
11/9/2017Sell400$108.00$43,200.00164,897View SEC Filing Icon  
9/27/2017Sell400$108.00$43,200.00165,297View SEC Filing Icon  
9/7/2017Sell400$108.00$43,200.00165,697View SEC Filing Icon  
7/26/2017Sell400$108.00$43,200.00166,097View SEC Filing Icon  
6/26/2017Sell400$110.11$44,044.00166,497View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2017Sell2,507$108.00$270,756.00169,404View SEC Filing Icon  
4/3/2017Sell2,000$108.93$217,860.00168,897View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2017Sell2,000$108.60$217,200.00158,199View SEC Filing Icon  
2/7/2017Sell4,500$108.00$486,000.00159,710View SEC Filing Icon  
1/3/2017Sell2,000$103.84$207,680.00157,210View SEC Filing Icon  
12/22/2016Sell6,500$104.38$678,470.00157,210View SEC Filing Icon  
10/28/2016Sell4,000$103.00$412,000.00159,210View SEC Filing Icon  
6/30/2016Sell13,500$107.31$1,448,685.00168,710View SEC Filing Icon  
6/9/2016Sell10,369$96.47$1,000,297.43165,579View SEC Filing Icon  
2/14/2014Sell13,668$105.00$1,435,140.0077,437View SEC Filing Icon  
10/28/2013Sell16,900$100.00$1,690,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/2/2013Sell10,369$97.00$1,005,793.0077,437View SEC Filing Icon  
7/23/2013Sell12,144$93.03$1,129,756.32View SEC Filing Icon  
5/15/2013Sell15,184$90.00$1,366,560.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Michele Buck Buying and Selling Activity at The Hershey

The Hershey Company Overview

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The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells confectionery products and pantry items. The company operates in two segments, North America; and International and Other. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products comprising mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items, including spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, mixes, popcorn and protein bars, and cookies. The company provides its products primarily under the Hershey's, Reese's, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, barkTHINS, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Ice Breakers, Breathsavers, Bubble Yum, SkinnyPop, Pirate's Booty, Oatmega, Paqui, and ONE Bar brands, as well as under the Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, and Sofit brands. It markets and sells its products to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
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Today's Range

Now: $171.11

50 Day Range

MA: $162.17

2 Week Range

Now: $171.11


840,340 shs

Average Volume

991,878 shs

Market Capitalization

$35.42 billion

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