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See’s Candies Announces Successor to CEO

November 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 8, 2018--See’s Candies, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, has announced CEO Brad Kinstler will be retiring in the Spring of 2019. The company has selected Pat Egan, currently Sr. Vice President of NV Energy, another Berkshire Hathaway company, as his successor. Mr. Egan will begin his involvement with See’s on November 12, 2018, working with Mr. Kinstler to transition into the role of President and CEO.

Mr. Kinstler has been President and CEO of See’s since January 2006, and will retire the end of April 2019, having worked in various roles with Berkshire Hathaway for 32 years.

Mr. Egan becomes only the third CEO of See’s since it was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway in 1972.

About See’s Candies:

Delivering delicious candies since 1921, we happily continue to make candy Mary See’s way, using only the finest ingredients. Our American-made delicious chocolates and treats are crafted in our own candy kitchens. From decadent truffles and chocolate-covered nuts to lollypops and crunchy Peanut Brittle, it’s quality you can taste in every piece.

Step inside one of our shops, and you’ll see a crisp, clean black-and-white checkered motif inspired by Mary’s original kitchen. Each day, visitors are welcomed with the friendliest service and a free sample of candy.

Headquartered in sunny California, we have over 240 retail shops across the country and an online shop that serves See’s fans around the world. We continue to uphold our commitment to delivering the highest level of taste, quality, tradition and service.

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CONTACT: Allison+Partners for See’s Candies

Wendi Shapiro, (310) 496-4460

SeesCandies@allisonpr.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONLINE RETAIL RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE SPECIALTY

SOURCE: See’s Candies

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