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Paul R. Block

President and Chief Executive Officer

Merisant Company

HQ Phone:  (312) 840-6000

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Merisant Company

125 S. Wacker Drive Suite 3150

Chicago, Illinois, 60606

United States

Company Description

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Merisant is one of the world's leading manufacturers of tabletop sweeteners. Merisant markets its sweeteners under its flagship brands Equal, Canderel and Pure Via, an all-natural sweetener, along with several other brands i...more

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Background Information

Employment History

Global Chief Executive Officer and President

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Affiliations

SVP Worldwide

Chief Executive Officer and Board Director


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Education

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Law

Kent State University


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Paul R. Block, President and Chief Executive Officer, Merisant Company. (2011, 2012.)


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March 11, 2015 GLG Announces Appointment of Paul Block to Its Board of Directors
February 17, 2015 GLG Announces FDA's Issuance of Letter of No Objection for High-Purity Rebaudioside C Blends & Becomes First to Market With GRAS Reb C Product Offerings January 27, 2015 GLG Launches New Corporate Brand and Expands its Product Offerings 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.


Merisant ::: About Merisant ::: Senior Management

Paul Block
Chief Executive Officer and President Paul Block Chief Executive Officer and President Paul Block joined Merisant as Chief Operating Officer in September 2004, and in November of that year Mr. Block became Chief Executive Officer. He was elected chairman of the Board of Directors in February 2006. Prior to joining Merisant, Mr. Block had served as president and chief executive officer of Sara Lee's Coffee and Tea Consumer brand. There, he led an impressive turnaround in operating performance. Mr. Block also served as chief marketing officer and, subsequently, EVP general manager of Allied Domecq Spirits USA, where he was instrumental in the repositioning and double-digit growth of its Courvoisier brand. Additionally, while at Danone International Brands, Mr. Block launched Dannon bottled water in the United States, achieving number one market share after only eight months. He has also held various brand management, field marketing and sales positions at Guinness Import and Miller Brewing companies.


Merisant ::: About Merisant ::: Corporate Governance

Paul Block
Paul Block joined Merisant as chief operating officer in September 2004 and in November of that year Mr. Block became chief executive officer. Mr. Block was elected chairman of the Board of Directors in February 2006. Prior to joining Merisant, Mr. Block had previously served as president and chief executive officer of Sara Lee's Coffee and Tea Consumer brand. There, he led an impressive turnaround in operating performance. Mr. Block also served as chief marketing officer and, subsequently, executive vice president, general manager of Allied Domecq Spirits USA, where he was instrumental in the repositioning and double-digit growth of its Courvoisier brand. Additionally, while at Danone International Brands, Mr. Block launched Dannon bottled water in the United States, achieving number one market share after only eight months. He has also held various brand management, field marketing and sales positions at Guinness Import and Miller Brewing companies.


Merisant - About Merisant - Senior Management

Paul Block - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Paul Block - Chief Executive OfficerPaul BlockPaul Block joined Merisant as Chief Operating Officer in September, 2004.In November, 2004, Mr. Block became Chief Executive Officer.Mr. Block was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors on February 28, 2006.Prior to joining Merisant, Mr. Block had previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sara Lee's Coffee and Tea Consumer brand, where he led a turnaround in operating performance.Mr. Block also served as Chief Marketing Officer and, subsequently, EVP General Manager of Allied Domecq Spirits USA, where he was instrumental in the repositioning and double-digit growth of its Courvoisier brand.Additionally, while at Donone International Brands, Mr. Block launched Dannon bottled water in the United States, achieving number one market share after only eight months.He has also held various brand management, field marketing and sales positions at Guinness Import and Miller Brewing companies.


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