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04/01/2015

McCormick Names SVP Corporate Strategy & Development

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global flavor company, announces the appointment of Nneka Rimmer to the role of Sr. Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development effective March 16, 2015, reporting to Alan D. Wilson, Chairman and CEO.

In this new role, Rimmer is responsible for shaping overall corporate strategy and development activities to achieve company objectives. Her core responsibilities include providing strategic direction for mergers and acquisitions, overseeing internal and external research activities including qualitative and quantitative research methods, consumer insights, demographic studies and competitive market intelligence. This position will help McCormick fulfill its long-term growth needs while strengthening its competitive leverage in an expanding marketplace.

Prior to McCormick, Rimmer was a Partner and Managing Director with the Boston Consulting Group where she spent more than 13 years. She has over 10 years of experience in designing, executing, and leveraging successful large-scale transformation initiatives, working with large global consumer goods corporations. Her global corporate expertise includes competitive strategy, international growth strategy with focus on Russia, India and China, trade strategy, go-to-market strategy and organizational development. She was also an executive coach at Northwestern University.

Rimmer began her career with Motorola in the Semiconductor Products Sector. She was a product development consultant for the George Group and a strategy consultant for EthnicGrocer.com. Rimmer holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University, an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a JD from Northwestern University School of Law.