WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
(NYSE: THS) announced today that Michelle R. Obama has resigned as a director
of the Company effective May 22, 2007, citing increased demands on her time.
Ms. Obama has been a director of the Company since it became a public company
as a spin-off from Dean Foods Company on June 27, 2005. She also served as
the Lead Independent Director of the Board.
Sam K. Reed, Chairman of the Board, said "We would like to thank Michelle
for her dedicated service on behalf of the Company's shareholders. While we
regret her resignation, we understand and respect her decision."
About TreeHouse Foods
TreeHouse is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery
and foodservice channels. Its products include pickles and related products;
non-dairy powdered coffee creamer; private label soup, infant feeding
products, and other food products including aseptic sauces, refrigerated salad
dressings, and liquid non-dairy creamer. TreeHouse believes it is the largest
manufacturer of pickles and non-dairy powdered creamer in the United States
based on sales volume.
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