Bob Gamgort, global president of Mars Chocolate, has resigned from Mars, Inc., confirmed a Mars spokesperson. He has agreed to consult with the company through the end of 2009. In the meantime, Mars CEO Paul S. Michaels will manage Mars Chocolate until a successor is named.
Gamgort was hired in 1998 as v.p. – marketing for Mars’ U.S. Snackfood division. In 2002, he was promoted to North American president, according to an article in Advertising Age.
A Mars spokesperson commented saying, “We are disappointed to see him go and thank him for all of his contributions over the past 10 years.”
Global president of Mars Chocolate resigns
March 19, 2009