New Sales VP at AAK USA

November 25/Newark, N.J./AAK Press Release -- AAK USA announced the retirement of Ed Wilson. As of December 31, 2010, Wilson will retire from his current role as vice presidnet of Sales & Marketing.

He joined the AAK family (originally know as Aarhus Inc.) in September 1992 as technical service rep. and has had a long and rewarding career in the specialty fats and oils industry. Wilson came to AAK after working in the chocolate industry for 15 years and helped establish AAK as a leading supplier to the confectionery industry and assisted in the development of AAK as a leader in the food ingredient industry as well.

With Wilson's retirement, AAK announced the promotion of Dennis Tagarelli to the role of vice presidnet of Sales, Newark, N.J. operations.

From the December 6, 2010, Prepared Foods E-dition