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Barry Lee Zoumas

Barry Lee Zoumas, American food products company executive, nutritionist. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Kutztown State College, 1984, Alumni award Pennsylvania State University, 1985, Alumni fellow, 1989.


Zoumas, Barry Lee was born on July 9, 1942 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James and Clementine (Foscone) Zoumas.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Kutztown (Pennsylvania) State University, 1964. Master of Science in Nutrition, Pennsylvania State University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition, Pennsylvania State University, 1969.


Senior scientist, Mead Johnson & Company, Evansville, Indiana, 1969-1970;manager nutritional science, Hershey Foods Corporation, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1970-1976;director R & D, Hershey (Pennsylvania) Foods Corporation, 1976-1981;vice president, science and technical, Hershey (Pennsylvania) Foods Corporation, since 1981. Board directors Pennsylvania Research Corp, State College.


Board overseers University of Pennsylvania Dental School, Philadelphia, 1986-1990. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Nutrition (chairman industry advising committee 1984-1986), Institute Food Technologists, American Chemical Society, Rotary (Hershey, Pennsylvania).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.


Married Rosemary Henry, June 25, 1966. Children: Christine, Larry, B. Lee.