| 2016-10-14 16:10:42|
HSY 16:10 10/14 10/14/16
Hershey lead independent director will not stand for re-election
The Hershey Company announced that James E. Nevels, the company's lead independent director, has informed the company that he does not intend to stand for re-election at the company's 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Nevels was elected to the Hershey board of directors in 2007 and served as non-executive chairman from 2009 until 2015. Nevels will continue to serve as lead independent director for the remainder of his term.