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Mars Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Andy Pharoah
Andy Pharoah
Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability
“It’s imperative companies represent more than their products and services. With the challenges facing our world, it’s time for businesses and organizations around the globe to stand up and be counted.”

Andy Pharoah joined the Mars Leadership Team in 2016 and serves as the Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability.

In his role, Pharoah leads the company’s communications, government relations, stakeholder engagement and corporate brand. His responsibilities include management team and Board of Directors effectiveness. Pharoah also stewards Mars, Incorporated’s ambitious sustainability objectives and the programs in place to make the company’s operations Sustainable in a Generation.

Prior to his current role, Pharoah served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Sustainability & Strategy for Wrigley, a segment of Mars, Incorporated. His responsibilities encompassed all aspects of Corporate Affairs, leadership of Global Sustainability, and leadership of the development and deployment of Wrigley’s global business strategy.

A native Londoner, Pharoah began his career in U.K. politics. He then spent 13 years with the international communications consultancy Hill & Knowlton, where he worked with a wide range of companies, governments and NGOs, with his final role being Head of the Corporate Practice for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Pharoah holds a bachelor’s degree in politics from the University of Leicester. He has been living in the U.S. for over a decade and has finally begun to understand and enjoy baseball. He is an Executive Committee Member of the Washington National Opera. He also serves on the Council of the Asia Society Policy Institute and as the Co-Chair of the Policy Committee of British American Business.

 

Career highlights
  1. 2019
    Role expanded to include Sustainability at Mars.
  2. 2016
    Joins Mars Global Leadership Team as VP Corporate Affairs and Strategic Initiatives and relocates to McLean, Virginia.
  3. 2012
    Role expanded as Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs, Sustainability and Strategy for Wrigley.
  4. 2009
    Appointed Global Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Wrigley and relocates to Chicago, Illinois.
  5. 2008
    Joins Wrigley as European Corporate Affairs Director in Munich, Germany. Wrigley was acquired by Mars later that year.