The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a global health and wellness company whose purpose is to inspire healthier living through better-for-you brands, announced the appointment of Chris Jenkins to Global Head of Impact. In this role, Jenkins will oversee Hain's Global Impact Strategy, which prioritizes the growth of building purpose driven brands across its portfolio, while championing other sustainability and wellbeing initiatives.

For more than a decade Jenkins has led Impact for Ella's Kitchen® at Hain, the UK's leading baby and kids' food brand. There he spearheaded a sector leading Climate Action Strategy, oversaw the brand's B-Corp certification since 2016 and led the brand's advocacy work on food and childhood poverty and biodiversity.

This new role comes as Hain Celestial looks to supercharge its impact across its portfolio of better-for-you brands, including Certified B Corp brands Ella's Kitchen® and Cully & Sully®, as well as Linda McCartney® plant-based (meat free) in the UK and North America brands Garden Veggie™ Snacks, Terra® Chips, Earth's Best® baby/kids brand and Yves® plant based, among many others. Jenkins will work with the impact team to further advance the company's global impact strategy and progress the goals outlined across three core areas: Healthier Products, Healthier People and Healthier Planet. He will also continue to provide focused leadership and oversight to the impact work at Ella's Kitchen.