MCLEAN, VA. — Andrew Clarke has been named global president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery at Mars. Inc. He currently is chief marketing and customer officer of Mars and will transition to his new role in September.
Mr. Clarke began his career at Mars in 2000 as category leadership director for Mars Chocolate in the United Kingdom and has assumed various general management roles within the company’s Chocolate, Petcare and Food segments. He also has led geographic operations in the U.K. and Ireland and was regional president for Petcare in Latin America from 2011 to 2014. Since 2015, he has held his current position, leading Mars’ marketing and sales capabilities. He will replace Martin Radvan, who is retiring after 32 years at Mars. Mr. Radvan is credited for leading the integration of the Mars Chocolate and Wrigley segments into Mars Wrigley Confectionery.
“Andrew is the right person to lead Mars Wrigley Confectionery into its next chapter,” said Grant F. Reid, chief executive officer of Mars, Inc. “His track record for driving ambitious change while delivering results is the fuel our business needs to thrive in an ever changing consumer and retail landscape. Andrew brings great global perspective, combined with a principled approach to leadership and passion for engaging and inspiring teams.”