September 18, 2014 2:48 PM ET

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Company Overview of Mars, Incorporated

Company Overview

Mars, Incorporated, a confectionery company, produces and supplies candies. It offers chocolates; food products, including rice, sauces, durum wheat, herbs and spices, recipe bases, table sauces, marinades, mustards, relishes, finishing sauce, cheese, whole grain mixes, ready-made meals, and cooking aids; confections, such as gums, mints, and hard and chewy candies; and drinks that include coffee, tea, hot chocolates, and hassle-free drinks. The company also provides pet care products, including veterinary medicines, nutritious products, meals, and pet food, and treats. In addition, it offers cocoa extract supplements and DNA testing kits for canines. Mars, Incorporated was founded in 1891 a...

6885 Elm Street

McLean, VA 22101

United States

Founded in 1891

Phone:

703-821-4900

Fax:

703-448-9678

Key Executives for Mars, Incorporated

President
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Age: 53
Director and President of Symbioscience
President of Petcare Business
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Mars, Incorporated Key Developments

Mars Introduces New Temptations Tumblers for Cats

Mars, Incorporated has announced the introduction of new Temptations Tumblers for cats. TEMPTATIONS TUMBLERS spark spontaneous fun and encourage cats to 'Play Ball,' providing cat owners with a new way to bond with their cats every day. TEMPTATIONS TUMBLERS come in two tantalizing flavor combinations - Tasty Chicken & Turkey and Savory Salmon & Tuna and are available now nationwide at mass retail, grocery and pet stores for a suggested retail price of $1.89 for a 2.47 oz. bag.

Mars, Incorporated Announces Executive Changes

Mars, Incorporated announced that Jean-Christophe Flatin has been named to the role of President, Global Chocolate, Mars Incorporated, effective October 1, 2014. Flatin is currently Global President of Royal Canin, a unit of Mars Petcare. He replaces Grant F. Reid, who recently moved into the role of Office of the President for Mars, Incorporated. Jean-Christophe will be responsible for setting the global agenda for all aspects of this dynamic business. He will be a member of the Mars Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Office of the President.

Mars Inc. Opens First MandM's Store in China

Mars Inc. unveiled its store in Shanghai, in a move to expand its brand in China. The 1,600 square-meter, $10 million MandM's department store, located in Shanghai's version of Times Square, is Mars' first foray into China's retail scene. The store straddles the worlds of retail and entertainment. Products for sale include pick-and-mix chocolates and novelty items like MandM's-themed cellphone covers and T-shirts.

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