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HACKETTSTOWN, NJ -- Mars Chocolate North America reports that Rick LaBerge has joined the company as vice-president of sales. He will oversee the strategy and execution of its retail management, customer account teams, field sales and customer development.
LaBerge joins Mars from Johnson & Johnson where he was general manager of the Walmart Global cross-functional team for the consumer products segment. In this role, he supervised a complex mix of brands and segments across the consumer sector representing $1.6 billion in sales.