Robert (Bob) J. Gamgort was appointed Chief Executive Officer at Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig), a personal beverage system company that has revolutionized the way consumers create and enjoy beverages, in May 2016. Bob came to Keurig from Pinnacle Foods, where he spent seven years as CEO, increasing the value of the company over five times during his tenure.
Prior to joining Pinnacle, Bob served as North American President for Mars Incorporated, where he managed the company's portfolio of confectionery, main meal, pet food, and retail businesses. Bob joined Mars in 1998, initially serving as Vice President of Marketing for M&M / Mars and then as General Manager of its Chocolate Unit. Prior to Mars, Bob served as President of Major League Baseball Properties. Bob began his career at Kraft Foods where he served in key marketing, sales, corporate strategy, and general management roles.
Bob holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA in Economics from Bucknell University. He also studied at the London School of Economics. Bob serves on the Board of Directors of Wayfair Inc. and the Grocery Manufacturers Association.