TreeHouse Foods hires Walgreen exec to be chief strategy officer

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TreeHouse Foods Inc. has hired former Walgreen Co. executive Rachel R. Bishop to be its senior vice president and chief strategy officer.

Bishop was most recently a group vice president of retail development for Deerfield-based Walgreen. She previously worked at McKinsey & Co.

“We are excited to have Rachel join TreeHouse during this time of great growth for our company,” chairman, president and CEO Sam K. Reed said. “She has enjoyed a wide ranging and relevant career as both a management consultant and retailing executive which positions her well to make significant contributions at TreeHouse.”

Oak Brook-based TreeHouse supplies a range of private-label food and drinks to the retail and food-service industries. Its products include non-dairy, powdered creamer; single-serve hot beverages; specialty teas; salsa and Mexican sauces; and, jams and pie fillings.

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