Krispy Kreme names Jeremiah Ashukian CFO

He comes to the doughnut chain from Mars Inc., where he was CFO of Mars Wrigley North America.
Krispy Kreme CFO
Krispy Kreme has named Jeremiah Ashukian CFO. / Photograph: Shutterstock.

Krispy Kreme on Thursday named Jeremiah Ashukian its new chief financial officer. He will assume the position on Jan. 9.

He takes over for Josh Charlesworth, who was named global president and chief operating officer.

Ashukian has 20 years of executive finance experience. He most recently worked with Mars Inc. as CFO of Mars Wrigley North America.

Mike Tattersfield, CEO of the Charlotte-based company said Ashukian has a “strong financial background and deep global experience in the consumer sector” that will “deliver long-term value for shareholders.”

Ashukian has held various CFO roles in North America during his career in various industries. He also has experience leading mergers and acquisition efforts.

He takes over financial oversight of an omnichannel doughnut company that sells treats from more than 11,000 points of access in 30 countries, including central doughnut-making shops and kiosks in grocery stores and other retailers.

The company also operates the Insomnia Cookies cookie delivery brand. 

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