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How We Created a High Impact Mars University Brand

Maria Grigorova

Marketing College Director, Mars University

Robert Moffett

Customized Learning Director, Mars University


In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington, kitchen and established Mars' first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr., joined his father in business, and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr., moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of building a business based on the objective of creating a “mutuality of benefits for all stakeholders.” This objective serves as the ...

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