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Wrigley Names Russia Chief an Officer

Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., which makes gum, mints and other candy, said Thursday the board elected Max Grishakov, vice president and general manager _ Wrigley Russia, as an officer of the company.
/ Source: The Associated Press

Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., which makes gum, mints and other candy, said Thursday the board elected Max Grishakov, vice president and general manager _ Wrigley Russia, as an officer of the company.

Grishakov joined Wrigley in 1997 and has led the company's Russian business since 2004, helping make that country its third-largest marketplace behind the U.S. and China.

Wrigley shares added 6 cents to $58.17 in midday trading.