Executive Update

GMA’s Belcastro Joins Hillshire Brands, McBride Promoted

Pam Bailey recently announced that Denny Belcastro, GMA Executive Vice President, Industry Affairs and Collaboration, has accepted a new position as Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs, at Hillshire Brands Company.

“I would like to thank Denny for his tremendous contributions to GMA and to the CPG industry over the last two years, as well as wish him all the best in his new role at Hillshire. Denny’s energy and industry experience enabled him to be an invaluable resource to GMA and its members,” said GMA President and CEO, Pam Bailey.

In addition, GMA’s Sean McBride has been recently promoted to Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing, and to ensure a smooth transition, in the interim will be overseeing the Industry Affairs and Collaboration team effective with Denny’s departure.

“In recognition of the strong contributions Sean has made in his 6+ years at GMA in his core areas of responsibility and as a valued member of the Senior Leadership Team, and based on his close work with the Industry Affairs and Collaboration team over the years, Sean is well positioned to work with me in the coming weeks to ensure these practice areas continue to provide great value to GMA members.“