Catherine Schmelter

SVP, Chief Transformation Officer at TreeHouse Foods

Triona Schmelter, age 50, is our Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer, a role she has held since February 2020. From January 2019 to February 2020, she was President of the Meal Solutions Division. Ms. Schmelter, with over 20 years in the food industry, joined TreeHouse in 2016. Prior to TreeHouse, she held a variety of leadership roles at both Kraft and General Mills. During her decade at Kraft, she held roles of increasing responsibility in Marketing including Vice President, Meals. Prior to Kraft, Ms. Schmelter spent eight years at General Mills working primarily on the Cheerios and Yoplait businesses. She started her career as a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Anderson. Ms. Schmelter holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Business Management and a B.A in Accounting and Art History from the University of Notre Dame. In 2019, Ms. Schmelter was elected to the Board of Directors of Steelcase, Inc., (NYSE: SCS) a leading manufacturer of furniture for offices, hospitals and classrooms.

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  • SVP, Chief Transformation Officer

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