Barkley previously worked at a variety of food and beverage companies, including Pinnacle Foods, Campbell Soup, and PepsiCo. In his first year at KIND, Barkley has been focused on growing KIND's portfolio, purpose, and potential, the company said.
KIND has also appointed Dan Poland as COO. He most recently served as executive vice president and chief supply chain officer at Pinnacle Foods. Prior to that, he served as chief supply chain officer at Danone WhiteWave North America.
Doug Behrens will serve as chief customer officer. He previously served as president of Amplify Snack Brands. And Rebecca Bagin was named chief human resources officer. She has deep experience building scalable HR practices both within food and founder-led spaces. She previously worked at Tory Burch. Prior to that, she served as vice president of human resources for Campbell North America.
"We are proud of what we've been able to accomplish in the last 15 years as we invest to continue to advance our mission," said Lubetzky. "We are extremely excited about the growth potential these leadership appointments will help unlock for KIND."
"These appointments come at an incredibly exciting time for KIND as we seek to bolster our leadership in our current categories, while also entering new categories and rapidly expanding our global footprint. We believe these additions to our leadership team will help us achieve our vision of becoming a foremost global health & wellness leader," said Barkley.