Robert H. Forrester served as CEO of Newman's Own for six years, during which time the company's profits increased at a 10% compounded annual growth rate, while industry competitors grew at a low single digit rate. Robert H. Forrester served as president and chief executive officer of the parent company for 10.5 years. During that time period, Newman's Own donated over $286 million in profits to charitable causes, surpassing the previous 26-year total by more than 10%. As President of Newman's Own Foundation, Bob Forrester spearheaded initiatives to promote global philanthropy, access to healthy nutrition, children with life-threatening conditions, veterans and their families, and the empowerment of individuals to overcome barriers to their potential. Bob's leadership in the sector was founded on his commitment to a world characterized by equity, social justice, opportunity, hope, and dignity for all people, as well as stewardship of the planet we all share.