Jeffrey Ansell is a board member for Circana (formerly IRI and NPD).
Ansell is strategic executive advisor at Vestar Capital Partners since 2017. Previously, he was chair, president and CEO of Sun Products Corporation, a leading North American fabric and household products company and former Vestar portfolio company. Ansell played a critical role in the successful sale of Sun Products to strategic buyer Henkel AG for $3.6 billion. Prior to joining Sun Products, Ansell served as CEO and board member of Pinnacle Foods Group, a company of iconic food brands. He began his career at Procter & Gamble and in his 25-year career held positions of increasing responsibility spanning multiple business units and geographies. He was appointed Corporate Officer and member of P&G’s Global Leadership Council in 2001.
Before the IRI/NPD merger, Ansell served as a member of the IRI board for over a decade, including four years as board chair. He presently serves as Board Chair of Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods since Vestar’s majority investment in 2021. Ansell also serves as Board Chair of Pet Honesty, a leading manufacturer of high quality pet wellness supplements, a Board Member of Roland Foods, and Board Chair of the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog, located in New York City.