Robert F. Bernstock is an entrepreneur and business leader with experience in numerous industries, and he has worked in both the private and public sectors. Additionally Robert F. Bernstock has served on the Board of Directors of both publicly traded companies and privately held companies.
Over the past twenty years Robert F. Bernstock has been a Named Executive Officer of four publicly traded companies with sales revenue greater than $1 billion. Robert F. Bernstock was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vlasic Foods International, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Scotts Miracle-Gro. Previously, Robert F. Bernstock served as Executive Vice President of the Campbell Soup Company, and Senior Vice President of the Dial Corporation.
During 1998, Robert F. Bernstock was appointed the CEO of Vlasic, which was a public company spin-off from Campbell’s. As the leader of Vlasic, Robert F. Bernstock was responsible for the creation of a $1.5 billion enterprise with 9,000 employees, nine free standing businesses, and operations in five countries.
From 2008 to 2010 Robert F. Bernstock joined the public sector and was President of the Mailing and Shipping Services Division of the United States Postal Service. During this time he was responsible for a $70 billion division and had oversight for all product development, product management, retail and commercial products and sales, and commercial sales.
Robert F. Bernstock has also served on the Boards of five publicly traded companies with sales revenue and/or market capitalization greater than $1 billion. From 2005 to 2014 Robert F. Bernstock was a board member of the Pantry, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina. The Pantry is the third largest independent convenience store chain in the country with approximately 1,500 convenience stores and with sales revenue of about $7 billion.
Additionally, Robert F. Bernstock has been on the Board of Directors of numerous civic and non-profit organizations in the United States and Canada. In the United States, he has been a Board member of: the Campbell Soup Foundation, Rowan University College of Business Administration, the Columbus, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the Grocery Manufacturers of America (Washington, DC), and the United States Council on Competitiveness (Washington, DC). Additionally, Robert F. Bernstock was a member of the Conference Board of Canada, and Canada’s National Institute of Nutrition.