David J. West is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 8 different companies. Mr. West is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Conyers Park III Acquisition Corp. Mr. West is also on the board of Freshpet, Inc., The Simply Good Foods Co. and Advantage Solutions, Inc. (California) and Partner at Centerview Capital Consumer.
In the past David J. West occupied the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The Hershey Co. and President & Chief Executive Officer of Hershey Foods Corp. Master Retirement Trust (a subsidiary of The Hershey Co.), Senior Vice President-Finance of Mondelez International, Inc. and Senior Vice President, CFO-Biscuit & Snacks Group at Nabisco, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mondelez International, Inc.), Director at The J. M. Smucker Co. Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Big Heart Pet Brands, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer & Director at Del Monte Foods Co. (both are subsidiaries of The J. M. Smucker Co.), Chief Executive Officer & Director at Del Monte Foods, Inc., Chief Executive Officer & Director at Conyers Park Acquisition Corp., Inc. and Chief Executive Officer & Director at Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp.
Mr. West received an undergraduate degree from Bucknell University.