WESTCHESTER, Ill., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
(NYSE: THS) announced today that Erik T. Kahler has joined the Company as
Senior Vice President - Corporate Development. In this new position, Mr.
Kahler will lead the Company's M&A activities as it pursues its aggressive
Mr. Kahler, 41, joins the Company from Dresdner Kleinwort Securities, LLC
where he has been a Managing Director. Mr. Kahler has also held senior
investment banking leadership roles at Citigroup, Inc., as Director - Mergers
and Acquisitions Citigroup Global Markets Holdings Inc. and Wasserstein
Perella & Company, Inc., where he was Vice President - Mergers and
Acquisitions. Mr. Sam K. Reed, Chairman and CEO of TreeHouse stated: "We are
delighted that Erik is joining TreeHouse to lead our acquisition and
development effort. Erik's expertise and energy will significantly expand
TreeHouse's capacity to aggressively identify and execute acquisitions to
expand the TreeHouse portfolio and to increase THS shareholder value."
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 and 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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