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Matthew McCarthy

Matthew McCarthy, Independent Director

Matthew McCarthy is the former CEO of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade (July 2018 through April 2023) where he led the company through its most significant period of growth to take the #1 market share position in the U.S. ice cream market and operating in over 30 international markets. He was also a member of Ben & Jerry’s Board of Directors and brings a unique blend of commercial acumen and deep commitment to social impact within the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) and natural products industries. He previously served a 26-year tenure at Unilever, holding several executive leadership positions including Vice President and General Manager Foods North America, and Senior Director and General Manager US Deodorants and Men’s Grooming, among others. Mr. McCarthy is recognized for his transformative leadership and has been credited with significantly growing revenue, market share, and brand equity in his previous roles. He has an M.B.A. in Marketing from Hofstra University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts.