Brendan Foley has joined McCormick & Company, Inc. as president of U.S. Consumer, effective June 2. Mr. Foley will lead the largest business unit for McCormick and will report directly to Lawrence Kurzius, president of Global Consumer and CAO.

Mr. Foley will have responsibility for sales, marketing, R.&D., finance, manufacturing, supply chain and human resources for the business unit with brands such as McCormick, Old Bay, Lawry’s and Zatarain’s.

Prior to joining McCormick Mr. Foley was with H.J. Heinz Co., where he worked for more than 15 years. In his most recent role, he was the zone president for Heinz North America. He also was president for the U.S. Consumer Products business at Heinz, as well as president of the U.S. Foodservice business, and he held leadership roles in marketing and brand management across a wide portfolio of products. Prior to joining Heinz, Mr. Foley worked in marketing for General Mills, Inc. and Ketchum Advertising-Chicago.

He received a bachelor of science degree from Miami University of Ohio.