TreeHouse Foods Appoints Sr. Director, Communications, Culture and Engagement from Search by Hanold Associates


CHICAGO (Feb. 16, 2021) ― TreeHouse Foods, a leading manufacturer and distributor of private label packaged foods and beverages, has appointed Pilar Peraset as Senior Director, Communications, Culture and Engagement. Hanold Associates’ Ashley Schiele and Sonia Nagra led the search.

Peraset comes to TreeHouse from Campbell Soup Company where she held various communications leadership roles, increasing in responsibility over her 10-year tenure. In the newly created role of Senior Director, Communications, Culture and Engagement at TreeHouse, Peraset will be responsible for creating and driving an integrated culture and engagement strategy. Reporting directly to Chief Talent Officer Betsey Strobl and partnering closely with the Executive Leadership Team, she will shape how the company connects and relates to current and prospective employees.

“Pilar is an incredibly talented communications and HR professional,” said Ashley Schiele, Hanold Partner. “She brings immediately leverageable experience from Campbell’s Soup and an infectious passion for the food industry. Her warm personality, combined with 20 years of progressive communications and HR experience, makes her a perfect match for TreeHouse!”

TreeHouse Foods is an international manufacturer and distributor of private label foods and beverages. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, TreeHouse has more than 40 production facilities across the US, Canada, and Italy. Founded in 2005 as a spinoff of Dean Foods, TreeHouse has grown rapidly through a combination of organic growth and selective acquisition and divestment strategies. Currently listed on the NYSE as THS, the company has 10,800 employees, including 250 research, development and innovation employees working to create new products, packaging and labeling. These employees powered the company to 2019 revenues of $4.3 billion, with goals for significant growth in the future.

About Hanold Associates

Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search is a retained boutique executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers and Board Directors. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include Abercrombie & Fitch, Allstate, American Airlines, Apollo, Big Ten Conference, Biogen, Blackstone, Carnival Corp., ClubCorp, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Domino’s Pizza, eBay, Electronic Arts, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Fiat-Chrysler, Ford Motor Company, Fossil, Gucci, Kellogg, Kohler, L Catterton, Live Nation Entertainment, Major League Baseball, McDonald’s, Moderna, National Football League, The New York Times, Nike, Northwestern University, Patagonia, REI, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, SC Johnson, Tom Brady’s TB12, TPG, Under Armour, Vail Resorts, Wikimedia and Zoom, among others.