Mars Wrigley Confectionery appoints global president

Andrew Clarke is to replace the retiring Martin Radvan as global president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery in September.

Currently the chief marketing & customer officer, Clarke previously joined Mars in the UK in 2000 as category leadership director for Mars Chocolate and also served as regional president for Petcare in Latin America from 2011 to 2014.

He said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead this iconic business with some of the world’s most loved brands and to drive growth with our talented associates, customers and partners.”

Martin Radvan, who is retiring after a 32-year career with Mars, added: “Andrew is the right person to lead Mars Wrigley Confectionery into its next chapter. His track record for driving ambitious change while delivering results is the fuel our business needs to thrive in an ever-changing consumer and retail landscape.”