Matt West Joins Nature’s Variety as CFO
St. Louis-based Nature’s Variety, maker of Instinct Pet Food, announced the appointment of its new CFO, Matt West, who joins Nature’s Variety after serving as vice president and global treasurer for Kraft Foods Group.
“We’re very excited to welcome Matt to our Senior Leadership Team,” said Reed Howlett, CEO of Nature’s Variety. “Matt has a lengthy, proven track record of financial leadership both domestically and internationally. His experience will play a key role in helping Nature’s Variety maintain our rapid pace of growth and expansion.”
Prior to working at Kraft, West spent more than 20 years both in the U.S. and overseas with Procter & Gamble, including a role as Global Division CFO of the pet food business. In this capacity he led more than 75 finance and accounting professionals across five global offices and six manufacturing locations.