Board of Directors

  • Patrick J. Moore

    Chairman of the Board
    Energizer Holdings, Inc.

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    PJM Advisors, LLC

    Mr. Moore is Chairman of Energizer's Board of Directors and President and Chief Executive Officer of PJM Advisors, LLC, a private equity investment and advisory firm. Prior to PJM, Mr. Moore served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, a leader in integrated containerboard and corrugated package products and paper recycling, from 2002 to 2011 upon its acquisition by RockTenn Company. During his 24 year tenure at Smurfit, Mr. Moore also served as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President—Treasurer and General Manager of the Company’s Industrial Packaging division. Smurfit filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January 2009 and emerged in June 2010. Mr. Moore previously held positions in corporate lending, international banking and corporate administration at Continental Bank in Chicago. He serves on the North American Review Board of American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc. and on the Board of Archer Daniels Midland Company. He is a former director of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc., Exelis, Inc. and Rentech, Inc.
     
    Mr. Moore’s experience and financial expertise contribute to the oversight of overall financial performance and reporting by our Board as well as operational and strategic oversight.

  • Alan Hoskins

    Chief Executive Officer
    Energizer Holdings, Inc.

    Mr. Hoskins has been Chief Executive Officer of Energizer Holdings, Inc. since July 2015. Prior to his current position, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Energizer Household Products of Edgewell, our former parent company, a position he held since April 2012. Mr. Hoskins held several leadership positions including Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East from 2008 to 2011, Vice President, North America Household Products Division from 2005 to 2008, Vice President, Sales and Trade Marketing from 1999 to 2005, and Director, Brand Marketing from 1996 to 1999. He started his career at Union Carbide in 1983 following several years in the retailer, wholesaler and broker industry.
     
    Mr. Hoskins is very knowledgeable about the dynamics of our business and the categories in which we compete. His experience with the complex financial and operational issues of consumer products businesses brings critical financial, operational and strategic expertise to our Board of Directors.

  • Carlos Abrams-Rivera

    U.S. Zone President
    Kraft Heinz

    Mr. Abrams-Rivera is the U.S. Zone President of The Kraft Heinz Company.  Prior to this Carlos served as Executive Vice President of Campbell Soup Company, a multinational food company from November 2019 until February 2020, and as President of Campbell Snacks, a $4 billion business, from 2018. Mr. Abrams-Rivera joined Campbell Soup Company in 2015 as President of Pepperidge Farm where he led the turnaround of the business and the strategic work to develop the company’s snack strategy and the acquisition of Snyder’s Lance, Inc. Mr. Abrams-Rivera previously spent 21 years in leadership roles with the business that is today known as Mondelēz International, which encompasses the former Kraft Foods global snack and food brands. His prior roles included President of Gum & Candy for Mondelēz Latin America and President of Mondelēz Mexico.

    Mr. Abrams-Rivera’s rich international experience, strong consumer packaged goods background and expertise in launching new products, brand-building, marketing and partnership with customers across sales channels provides a perspective needed for long-term shareholder value.

  • Bill Armstrong

    Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
    Cargill Animal Nutrition

    Mr. Armstrong is a private equity investor and a former director of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. and Edgewell, our former parent company.
     
    From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Armstrong served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Cargill Animal Nutrition. Prior to his employment with Cargill, Mr. Armstrong served as Chief Operating Officer of Agribrands International, Inc., an international agricultural products business, and as Executive Vice President of Operations of the international agricultural products business of Ralston Purina Company. He also served as managing director of Ralston’s Philippine operations, and during his tenure there, was a director of the American Chamber of Commerce.
     
    As a result of Mr. Armstrong’s international and operational background, as well as his extensive experience with corporate transactions, he provides a global perspective to the Board, which has become increasingly important as our international operations represent a significant portion of our annual sales.

  • Cynthia Brinkley

    Retired Chief Administrative and Markets Officer
    Centene Corporation

    Ms. Brinkley served as Chief Administrative and Markets Officer for Centene Corporation, a government services managed care company, from June 2018 until her retirement in February 2019. At Centene, Ms. Brinkley had responsibility for overseeing global corporate development, integration and international operations. Prior to joining Centene in 2014, Ms. Brinkley was Vice President of Global Human Resources for General Motors from 2011 to 2013. Prior to GM, she was Senior Vice President of Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer for AT&T from 2008 to 2011. Ms. Brinkley worked for SBC Communications from 1986 to 2008, lastly as President of SBC / AT&T Missouri, when SBC Communications acquired AT&T. Ms. Brinkley also serves as a director of Ameren Corporation.
     
    Ms. Brinkley brings significant experience in communications and human resources as well as extensive experience as a senior executive at Fortune 10 and Fortune 200 companies to our Board of Directors and provides the Board with a unique perspective on high-profile issues facing our core businesses.

  • Rebecca Frankiewicz

    President
    ManpowerGroup North America

    In 2017, Ms. Frankiewicz joined ManpowerGroup, a world leader in innovative workforce solutions, as the President of ManpowerGroup North America, a $3 billion segment comprised of 4,000 employees and 11,000 clients. Before joining ManpowerGroup, Ms. Frankiewicz held a variety of different roles, including leading Quaker Foods North America for PepsiCo. She held roles in innovation, strategy, marketing/sales and finance functions at PepsiCo from 2006 until 2017. Prior to PepsiCo, Ms. Frankiewicz served as a consultant at Deloitte Consulting and Andersen Consulting and began her career at Procter & Gamble.

    Ms. Frankiewicz’ extensive senior leadership experience advising international consumer goods companies on complex management and strategy matters provides unique perspective and expertise to the board’s strategic planning process. Additionally, Ms. Frankiewicz’ leadership role at one of the leading global workforce solutions companies provides the Board with insight on human capital management challenges, including recruitment, retention, inclusion and diversity.

  • Kevin Hunt

    Retired Chief Executive Officer and President
    Ralcorp Holdings

    Mr. Hunt served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc., a private-brand food and food service products company, from January 2012 to January 2013 upon its acquisition by ConAgra Foods, Inc. Mr. Hunt previously served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and President of Ralcorp Holdings from 2003 to 2011 and Corporate Vice President from 1995 to 2003. Prior to joining Ralcorp Holdings, he was Director of Strategic Planning for Ralston Purina and before that he was employed in various roles in international and domestic markets and general management by American Home Products Corporation. Mr. Hunt serves as a director of the Clearwater Paper Corporation, and also serves as Senior Advisor to C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc. He is a former director of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.
     
    As a former CEO and President of a NYSE-listed company, Mr. Hunt brings his considerable experience to our Board and the committees thereof on which he serves.

  • James Johnson

    Retired General Counsel
    Loop Capital Markets, LLC

    Mr. Johnson served as General Counsel of Loop Capital Markets LLC, a financial services firm, from November 2010 until his retirement in January 2014. From 1998 to 2009, Mr. Johnson served in a number of positions at The Boeing Company, an aerospace and defense firm, including Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel from 2003 until 2007, and Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Airplanes from 2007 to his retirement in March 2009. He is also a director of Ameren Corporation, Hanesbrands Inc. and Edgewell.

    In February 2018, Mr. Johnson completed the NACD Cyber-Risk Oversight Program and earned the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight, demonstrating his commitment to board-level cyber-risk oversight.
     
    As a former General Counsel of a financial services firm and a former Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel of an aerospace and defense firm, Mr. Johnson provides our board with extensive executive management and leadership experience, as well as strong legal, compliance, risk management, corporate governance and compensation skills.

  • John Klein

    Retired President
    Randolph College

    Mr. Klein served as President of Randolph College from 2007 to 2013. Previously, Mr. Klein served as Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration, Washington University in St. Louis from 2004 to 2007. From 1985 to 2003, Mr. Klein served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Bunge North America, Inc. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he served in various senior executive positions for Bunge North America, and earlier in his career, in a variety of positions internationally for Bunge, Ltd.
     
    Mr. Klein earned a law degree and practiced law in New York City for several years before joining Bunge Ltd. He is also a Director of the American University in Paris and a former director of Embrex, Inc. and Edgewell Personal Care Company (Edgewell), our former parent company. He has also obtained significant administrative experience in the field of higher education. He brings the benefits of his diverse legal, international, operational and administrative background and experience to our Board.

  • Nneka Rimmer

    Senior Vice President, Business Transformation
    McCormick & Company

    Nneka Rimmer is Senior Vice President, Business Transformation of McCormick & Company. Ms. Rimmer oversees McCormick & Company's corporate development, corporate strategy, information technology and global enablement teams. Prior to Ms. Rimmer's role at McCormick & Company, Ms. Rimmer was a Partner and Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group where she executed large-scale transformational initiatives for global consumer goods corporations.

    Ms. Rimmer is an experienced business leader who excels at building brands and driving business performance and has significant experience with consumer goods companies. 

  • Robert V. Vitale

    Chief Executive Officer
    Post Holdings, Inc.

    Mr. Vitale is President and Chief Executive Officer of Post Holdings, Inc. Post is a nearly $6 billion diversified food company with leading positions in ready to eat cereal, value added egg products, sports nutrition and various private brand categories. Rob joined Post in 2011 as its Chief Financial Officer.
     
    Prior to joining Post, Rob led AHM Financial Group, LLC (2006-2011), an insurance brokerage and wealth management firm, and was a partner in Westgate Group, LLC, a consumer products private equity firm (1996-2006). He managed Corporate Finance at Boatmens Bancshares (1994-1996), and started his career at KPMG in 1987. Mr. Vitale also serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of BellRing Brands, Inc., the spin-off of Post's active nutrition unit into a new public company.

    Mr. Vitale’s strong leadership, deep M&A expertise and accounting and financial background, along with his knowledge of consumer products businesses, brings critical expertise to our Board of Directors.