Brendan Foley is McCormick’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Since joining McCormick in 2014, Mr. Foley has held several executive management roles, including: President – U.S. Consumer; President North America; President Global Consumer – Americas and Asia; and most recently, President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Foley was promoted to Chief Executive Officer for McCormick on September 1, 2023. He was also elected to the Company’s Board of Directors in June 2023.
Mr. Foley joined McCormick after H.J. Heinz where he spent 15 years in Marketing and General Management roles including President for the North America Zone. Prior to H.J. Heinz, Mr. Foley worked in Marketing for General Mills, Inc.
Mr. Foley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Miami University of Ohio.
Mr. Foley serves on multiple industry and not-for-profit groups, including: the Greater Baltimore Committee and the Consumer Brands Association. Mr. Foley served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA in Sewickley Valley, Pennsylvania, and the Maryland Food Bank where he completed his role as Board Chair in 2021.