Jeff George

Senior Vice President, R&D

Jeff George joined The Hain Celestial Group as Senior Vice President, Research and Development in April 2019. He is responsible for helping the company simplify its portfolio, strengthen capabilities, restore top-line growth, and expand margins and cash flow. In addition, he’s been instrumental in building and optimizing the company’s approach to innovation.

Prior to joining Hain, George served as a consultant to the company, working with the leadership team to assess innovation, performance, identify gaps and opportunities, and build strategies for improvement.

George previously held senior leadership roles in research and development at Campbell Soup Co., Hillshire Brands, and PepsiCo, Inc. He has a proven record of leading consumer packaged goods companies and teams to accelerate growth by simultaneously delivering high product quality, new consumer benefits and low cost.

George earned his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business.

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