Former CEO of Weight Watchers and Former Chairman of Jenny Craig
Kent Kreh spent 27 years with Weight Watchers, a division of the H.J. Heinz Company, holding various senior management positions and serving as Weight Watchers’ President and Chief Executive Officer for his last three years there. Mr. Kreh has also served in marketing positions at Ford Motor Co., Bristol Myers, General Mills, and Georgette Klinger. He has in-depth experience in marketing, franchising, licensing and business development/strategic alliances. Mr. Kreh was also associated with ACI Capital when he worked with the firm to acquire Jenny Craig, Inc., eventually becoming Chairman of the Board of Jenny Craig in 2002. He currently serves on the board of Healthy Directions.
Mr. Kreh received his B.A. and Honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Missouri Columbia. He is a member of the University of Missouri Arts & Science strategic development board and has been active as a board member of the American Heart Association (NYC). Recently, Mr. Kreh was elected to the Board of Trustees of the St. Louis Art Museum.