Mark Broadhurst

Mark Broadhurst
Senior Vice President, Impact & Communications
Chobani
Purpose. That’s what keeps Mark Broadhurst and his colleagues inspired at Chobani every day. As the Senior Vice President of Impact and Communications, Mark leads a team of passionate professionals who show the world why the best thing Chobani makes is a difference.

Mark’s team is charged with telling Chobani’s unique story, while also developing the programs that make that story so great. The Impact Team is responsible for Chobani’s external and internal communications, employee engagement, ESG, public policy, community and social impact, and philanthropy. This work delivers on the philosophy of Chobani’s founder and CEO, Hamdi Ulukaya, that business can and should be a catalyst for positive change: improving public health and policy, the environment, economic and social wellness of our communities, and the food industry.

Under Mark’s leadership, Chobani is a leading champion of public-private partnerships helping those most in need. He takes great pride in Chobani’s support for and hiring of refugees; the development of a scholarship program to expand educational opportunities in food and agriculture for students from underrepresented communities; and the launch of F.A.I.R. - a national corporate responsibility initiative to end child hunger. Food Access in Reach (F.A.I.R.) encourages businesses to “adopt-a-school” and pledge to make it food- and nutrition-secure while also raising minimum wages to at least $15 an hour to address poverty in our communities.

Mark has been toiling in public affairs, communications, and policy for all of his nearly 30-year career. A Dickinson College philosophy major, Mark began his career in presidential politics, worked in the Pacific for a territorial governor and on the Hill for a Member of Congress. He and his wife are the proud parents of five children and active in their community of Long Valley, NJ where they are also the founders of the anti-addiction non-profit, Joshua’s Peace, in honor of their late son.

Speaking in:

Sunday
January 15
11:15 am11:45 am
Javits North Level 4, Room 406, UST Stage
More than ever, consumers are looking to shop with brands with purpose - those that share the values they aspire to and care about. To thrive, brands must stay in tune with their customers by acting in a way that is not only good for shareholders, but also good for the planet and for local communities too. In this session we speak to some of the pioneers of purposeful retail as they share their… Read more