Volgyesi began working with Dr. Bronner’s in 2010, after having formerly co-founded and served as President of the hemp food company Living Harvest. Volgyesi formally established Dr. Bronner’s marketing department, currently oversees a staff of twelve, and works closely with sales, PR, quality assurance, special operations, other departments and Dr. Bronner’s executive team to shape brand strategy, develop new products, and ensure mission alignment. With her leadership, Dr. Bronner’s developed key cause-marketing and consumer education campaigns, including Hemp History Week, Fair Pay Today and Heal Earth and updated its iconic labels and branding in 2015. She has played a key role in the creation and production of the company’s annual “All-One” Report, Dr. Bronner’s version of a corporate social responsibility report.
“Christina’s leadership is absolutely at the heart of the success and growth Dr. Bronner’s has attained over the last decade,” said Mike Bronner, president of Dr. Bronner’s. “It is with great enthusiasm, respect, and gratitude that we promote her to the position of vice president of Marketing. We look forward to working with Christina for many years to come to further advance our ‘All-One’ mission and continue to make the best possible products for people and the planet.”
Pierick began working with Dr. Bronner’s officially as an employee in 2010, having consulted with the company since 2006. Her expertise has led the company’s redevelopment and expansion of the company’s financial reporting and accounting systems.
“We are proud to announce Sharla Pierick’s promotion to vice president of Finance, in recognition of her astute accounting acumen and business management skills” said Trudy Bronner, CFO of Dr. Bronner’s. “She has our utmost trust, we rely on her to guide the company in our endeavor to be both financially profitable and philanthropic. Her counsel is essential to Dr. Bronner’s business decisions at the highest level, and we are thrilled to share news of her promotion to this much deserved position.”
In their new roles, Volgyesi and Pierick will continue to advise on Dr. Bronner’s executive council, which is comprised of representatives of the company’s senior leadership and advises on the company’s decisions, operations, growth and development, and ensures they reflect the integrity of Dr. Bronner’s “All-One!” mission and values.