Chief Executive Officer and President, Blackhawk Network
Talbott Roche is Blackhawk’s Chief Executive Officer and President. Ms. Roche originally joined Blackhawk as Assistant Vice President in July 2001 while the company was a specialty marketing division of Safeway. Ms. Roche transitioned to the role of Senior Vice President of Marketing, Product and Business Development in January 2005 and served in that position until November 2010. Ms. Roche served as President from November 2010 to February 2016. Prior to joining Blackhawk, Ms. Roche served as a Branding Consultant and Director of New Business Development for Landor Associates, a marketing consulting firm, from October 2000 to July 2001. From 1996 to 2000, Ms. Roche held various executive positions at News Corporation, a media and marketing services company, including Senior Vice President, Sales for the Smart Source iGroup and Vice President, Sales for News America Marketing. Ms. Roche holds a B.A. in economics from Stanford University.