TreeHouse names Ferguson to board of directors

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WESTCHESTER, ILL. — TreeHouse Foods Inc. has appointed Diana S. Ferguson to the company’s board of directors. Ms. Ferguson is executive vice-president and chief financial officer of Merisant Worldwide Inc.

"We are very pleased to welcome Diana Ferguson to the board," said Sam K. Reed, chairman of TreeHouse Foods. "Her extensive management experience in finance and strategic planning, much of which has been with consumer products companies, will be a great asset."

Ms. Ferguson is filling the position created when Michelle R. Obama resigned in May, and she will finish Ms. Obama’s term that is set to expire at the annual stockholders meeting in 2010.

Before joining Merisant, Ms. Ferguson was chief financial officer at Sara Lee Foodservice and had previously held various leadership positions at Sara Lee Corp.

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