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03 Apr, 2020, 18:40 BST Mars Commits $20M to Communities in COVID-19 Response

As part of its ongoing response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, family-owned Mars, Incorporated has today shared an update on actions to better...


05 Mar, 2020, 14:15 GMT Mars Appoints New Vice President of Global Public Affairs

Mars, Incorporated announced today a new senior hire and addition to the Corporate Affairs Leadership Team. Anders Bering will join the business as...


23 Sep, 2019, 11:00 BST Mars accelerates action to tackle climate change with new #PledgeForPlanet initiative

- With the #PledgeForPlanet initiative, Mars announces fresh ambition to further cut emissions from its operations in line with the key aim of the...


22 Aug, 2019, 22:00 BST Mars, Incorporated Joins G7 Business for Inclusive Growth Coalition Powered by the OECD

Mars, Incorporated is among a coalition of 34 leading international companies that has committed to step up business action to advance human rights...


24 Jun, 2019, 12:00 BST Mars Appoints Chief Strategy Officer

Mars, Incorporated announced today a new senior hire in the business's enterprise-wide transformation agenda. Russell Stokes will join Mars,...


21 Jun, 2019, 22:22 BST The Lion's Share Fund Wins Grand Prix At Cannes Festival

The Lion's Share Fund, a unique initiative which asks advertisers to contribute much-needed funds to support wildlife conservation and animal welfare ...


07 May, 2019, 21:54 BST Erica Coletta Joins Mars, Incorporated to Lead Global Petcare P&O

Mars Petcare announced today that Erica Coletta joins the global leadership team of the Petcare business to lead the People & Organization (Human...


02 Apr, 2019, 13:39 BST Paulo de Castro Joins Mars, Incorporated as Chief Financial Officer of Mars Petcare

Mars Petcare announced today that Paulo de Castro will join their global management team as the leader of the finance function. De Castro brings over ...


19 Sep, 2018, 12:00 BST Mars Launches New Cocoa Sustainability Strategy

Mars Wrigley Confectionery, a maker of chocolate for more than 100 years and one of the world's largest buyers of cocoa, today launched a new plan...


18 Sep, 2018, 14:57 BST Mars Changing How It Does Business One Year From Launch Of $1B Sustainable In A Generation Plan

- CEO Grant F. Reid says Mars is committed to "changing the trajectory of how we do business" on a range of issues—including climate change and...


30 Aug, 2018, 16:32 BST Reef Futures Looking Up! Large Scale Coral Reef Restoration is Possible

Needing to change our visual and professional perspective was the common theme behind several promising low-cost technical solutions reviewed at a...


30 Aug, 2018, 15:24 BST Elton John Enters The Rap Scene In New Snickers® Ad

Captain Fantastic Elton John, best known for captivating audiences with bittersweet ballads and world-conquering anthems, is back with a bang in a...


21 Jun, 2018, 11:00 BST United Nations Development Programme Announces 'The Lion's Share' Fund With Founder FINCH And Founding Partner Mars To Tackle Crisis In Wildlife Conservation And Animal Welfare

- ANNOUNCED TODAY AT CANNES LIONS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CREATIVITY, 'THE LION'S SHARE' FUND SEES MARS JOIN AS THE FOUNDING PARTNER. PROJECT...


12 Jun, 2018, 15:30 BST Mars Wrigley Confectionery Names New Global President

Mars, Incorporated named Andrew Clarke, currently Chief Marketing & Customer Officer, to the role of Global President - Mars Wrigley Confectionery....


28 Mar, 2018, 22:41 BST Has Ronaldo Turned Argentinian? "Fenomeno" Stars In New Snickers® Global Campaign

SNICKERS®, with its iconic global campaign "You're not you when you're hungry", is introducing a new twist - "You get confused when you're hungry."...


06 Sep, 2017, 10:00 BST Mars CEO: Industry Must Fix 'Broken' Engine Of Global Business To Tackle Urgent Climate & Social Threats

- CEO GRANT REID, SPEAKING AHEAD OF UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND CLIMATE WEEK, BELIEVES THE ENGINE OF GLOBAL BUSINESS – ITS SUPPLY CHAIN – IS BROKEN AND...


19 Jun, 2017, 13:06 BST Mars Bolsters Digital Innovation With Two Major Appointments

Mars, Incorporated announced today two important hires as the business accelerates its focus on digital innovation and growth. Mars CEO and...


10 Mar, 2017, 08:49 GMT Brexit Deal: Jobs and Consumers Must Come First

In a keynote speech to the American Chambers of Commerce, in Brussels, Fiona Dawson (Global President of Mars Food) will warn that failure to reach a ...


16 Feb, 2017, 08:00 GMT CocoaVia® food supplement available in the UK & Ireland in February 2017

CocoaVia® cocoa extract food supplement will be available for online purchase to consumers in the United Kingdom and Ireland, beginning in February...


27 Jul, 2016, 18:28 BST Forrest E. Mars, Jr., Businessman and Philanthropist, Passes Away at 84

With sadness, and on behalf of all Associates, Mars, Incorporated announced that Forrest E. Mars, Jr. passed away at the age of 84 on July 26, 2016....


30 Jun, 2016, 18:18 BST Principles in Action: Mars Shares Results on Far-Reaching Health & Sustainability Commitments in New Report

Today, Mars, Incorporated released its sixth annual Principles in Action Summary, spotlighting progress the company has made on commitments in the...


29 Jun, 2016, 13:00 BST Mars and Alibaba Group Launch Global Strategic Business Partnership

Mars Incorporated, one of the world's largest food manufacturers, today announced an innovative global strategic business partnership with Alibaba...


05 Feb, 2016, 22:01 GMT Mars, Incorporated to remove all artificial colors from its human food portfolio

Mars, Incorporated announced today that it will remove all artificial colors from its human food products as part of a commitment to meet evolving...


30 Nov, 2014, 23:15 GMT Mars, Incorporated Completes Acquisition of Procter & Gamble's Pet Food Business in Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei

Mars, Incorporated announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the IAMS® and EUKANUBA® brands from The Procter & Gamble...


30 Nov, 2014, 22:00 GMT Mars, Incorporated Completes Acquisition of Procter & Gamble's Pet Food Business in Australia and New Zealand

Mars, Incorporated announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the IAMS® and EUKANUBA® brands from The Procter & Gamble...