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Merisant Company

Direct Phone: (312) ***-****       

Merisant Company

33 N Dearborn St Ste 200

Chicago, Illinois 60602

United States

Company Description

Merisant Worldwide, Inc. is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of low-calorie tabletop sweeteners. The Company’s brands are: Equal and Canderel. The Company segments are organized by geographic region: North America, Europe/Africa/Middle East, ref ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Paul R. Block

Chief Executive Officer
SVP Worldwide

Executive Vice President General Manager
Allied Domecq PLC

General Management and Marketing Positions
Guinness & Co


Board Member
GLG Life Tech Corporation

Pegasus Capital Advisor
Greg Horn

Board Member
ClearSource Inc.


Kent State University

Web References (185 Total References)

Stevia News | Sugar Substitute Stevia | Stevia Products in India | Benefits of Stevia

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According to Paul Block, chief executive officer of Merisant and Whole Earth Sweetener Company, it has taken four years of research and development to bring the product to market.

TESTIMONIALS | RoBro Marketing & Communications

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Paul Block, Chief Executive Officer, Merisant

Equal's maker, Merisant Worldwide, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy - Dr. Janet Starr Hull

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Paul Block, Merisant's chief executive, said in a separate statement that "this is a financial restructuring of our balance sheet, not an operational restructuring of our business. We've already taken aggressive steps to cut costs."

No job cuts are expected because of the bankruptcy, he said.
Block said the bankruptcy restructuring will free up more cash to support the expansion of PureVia.

Testimonials – Speaking | The James Mapes Organization

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Paul Block, CEO Merisant Company

March 11, 2015 GLG Announces ...

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March 11, 2015 GLG Announces Appointment of Paul Block to Its Board of Directors

Paul Block, Independent Director
Paul Block, Independent Director
Mr. Block brings to GLG's Board a wealth of senior executive experience in the global food and beverage and high intensity sweetener industries, particularly in the areas of sales, marketing, and business development.
Most recently, Mr. Block served as Chief Executive Officer of Merisant Worldwide Company, Inc. and the Whole Earth Sweetener Co., LLC. While at Merisant, Mr. Block oversaw the company's well-recognized line of sweeteners, including the Equal® sweetener brand. Prior to joining Merisant, Mr. Block held C-level positions at Sara Lee Coffee and Tea Consumer Brands, Allied Domecq Spirits USA and Groupe Danone. Mr. Block has been a key figure in developing the global stevia tabletop market through his role as CEO at Merisant and the Whole Earth Sweetener Co., LLC., launching the successful Pure Via® line of tabletop zero calorie stevia sweeteners.
Mr. Block's knowledge, experience, and strategic skills with respect to stevia and high intensity sweeteners are a valuable asset for GLG.

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