Video: Hershey Demonstrates the Strategic Value of Controls & Compliance

The mention of Hershey might bring to mind an image of chocolate and it should, but there is a lot more to discover: a chocolate and confectionary leader, The Hershey Company has over 90 brands.

Hershey is continuously challenged to innovate and at speed to meet changing consumer preferences and in a global context, like a shift to better-for-you healthy eating, and omnichannel shopping experiences.  The need for greater efficiency in core business processes and controls, better data, analytics and insights, and increased organizational agility, has never been stronger.

Learn how  Hershey integrates security and control initiatives within major systems implementations, and demonstrates the strategic value of controls and compliance.


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Jonathan Laubenstine The Hershey Company
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Jon is the Director Internal Audit and has ~15 years of progressive audit experience providing attestation, assurance and advisory services across each of Hershey’s global business units, systems and processes. Jon is responsible for creating and delivering the annual Internal Audit plan, advancing data analytics, continuous monitoring and control automation across the Company, and leading control design and go-live assessments for the SAP S/4HANA implementation. Jon is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).

Michael Rosten The Hershey Company
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Mike Rosten is the Manager of Internal Audit at The Hershey Company.  Mike has worked for Hershey for over 5 years progressively participating and leading operational, financial, and IT audits within North America.  He is responsible for communicating and obtaining alignment on key audit findings and risks identified with management as well as developing final audit reports for distribution to senior leadership.  Mike is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Finance.