Catherine C. B. Schmelter

Chief Transformation Officer at Treehouse Foods, Inc.

Catherine C. B. Schmelter

Catherine C. B. Schmelter

Chief Transformation Officer at Treehouse Foods, Inc.

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Catherine C. B. Schmelter

Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer of TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

Catherine “Triona” C. B. Schmelter is a member of the board of directors of Steelcase Inc., the global leader in the office furniture industry. Steelcase delivers a better work experience to its customers by providing products, services and insights into the ways people work. Its portfolio includes architecture, furniture and technology products.

Triona is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer of TreeHouse Foods, Inc., a manufacturer of packaged food and beverages. In her role, Triona is focused on how TreeHouse can build capabilities across enterprise-wide resources, including distribution and logistics, sourcing and digital technology to accelerate growth for the future and capture savings. She has more than two decades of deep experience in branding, sales and marketing, R&D, innovation, business strategy and finance. Prior to joining TreeHouse, Triona held a variety of management and leadership roles at Kraft Foods and General Mills, and she began her career with Arthur Anderson, serving clients in healthcare, manufacturing and retail industries.

Triona earned an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BBA in Art History and Accounting from The University of Notre Dame.

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Birthday

1970

Age

50

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Director, Chief Executive Officer & President at Treehouse Foods, Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Treehouse Foods, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Faraja Fund Foundation

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President at JES Consulting LLC

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Steelcase, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer at Steelcase, Inc.

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President at TreeHouse Private Brands, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Treehouse Foods, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer at Treehouse Foods, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer & Corporate Secretary at Treehouse Foods, Inc.

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Chief Transformation Officer at Treehouse Foods, Inc.
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The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

The University of Notre Dame’s endowment provides nearly $100 million in financial aid annually to help students pay for college. Less than a generation ago, in 1990, the number was around $5 million. They’ve been able to keep pace with the rapidly growing financial needs of students, in part, by making smart investments in private equity.

Career History
Chief Transformation Officer
2016 - Current

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. is a food manufacturer servicing primarily in retail grocery and foodservice channels. Its products include non dairy powdered creamers and sweeteners; condensed, ready to serve, and powdered soups; refrigerated and shelf stable salad dressings and sauces; powdered drink mixes; single serve hot beverages; specialty teas; hot and cold cereals; macaroni and cheese, skillet dinners and other value added side dishes and salads; salsa and Mexican sauces; jams and pie fillings; pickles and related products; aseptic sauces; and liquid non dairy creamer. It operates through the following segments: Baked Goods, Beverages and Meal Solutions. The Baked Goods segment sells bars; candy; cookies; crackers; in-store bakery products; pita chips; pretzels; refrigerated dough; and retail griddle waffles, pancakes, and French toast. The Beverages segment sells broths; liquid non-dairy creamer; non-dairy powdered creamers; powdered drinks; ready-to-drink coffee; single serve hot beverages; specialty teas, and sweeteners. The Meal Solutions segment sells aseptic cheese and pudding products; baking and mix powders; hot cereals; jams, preserves, and jellies; macaroni and cheese; mayonnaise; Mexican, barbeque, and other sauces; pasta; pickles and related products; powdered soups and gravies; refrigerated and shelf stable dressings and sauces; skillet dinners; and table and flavored syrups. The company was founded on January 25, 2005 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL.

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Mondelez International, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of snack food and beverage products. It operates through the following geographical segments: Latin America; Asia, Middle East, and Africa; Europe; and North America. Its products include beverages, biscuits, meals, chocolate, gum, and candy. Its brands include but not limited to Nabisco, Oreo, and LU biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Milka chocolates; and Trident gum. The company was founded by James Lewis Kraft in 1903 is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

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