Amber Jefferson joined The Hain Celestial Group in January 2024 and serves as the Chief People Officer. Jefferson is a seasoned executive who brings vast strategic and operational human resources expertise to Hain, having spent more than 20 years in the consumer goods, retail, foodservice, and travel industries.
Before joining Hain Celestial, Jefferson was Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Farmer Brothers Coffee (NASDAQ: FARM), a leading national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of branded and private label coffee, tea, and culinary products. Prior to that role, Jefferson spent nine years at Kellogg Company in various business unit human resources leadership roles, most recently serving as head of HR for the company’s North America Sales and Digital Commerce business. Earlier in her career, she worked for Sabre Corporation and Brinker International.
Jefferson holds an MBA and Master of Science degree from Texas Woman’s University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University.