March 22/Ontario, Cal./Press Release -- Distribution Plus Inc., trading as DPI Specialty Foods, appointed John Jordan to the position of chief executive officer, effective April 2, 2012.

John brings over 15 years experience in building growth and value in consumer focused businesses. Prior to this appointment John has successfully led several international business in the areas of global exports, consumer foods, distribution, manufacturing and marketing. John’s skills, experience, talent and vision make him the ideal person to lead DPI through the next stage of its development in a dynamic trading environment and in a market where we see significant and exciting opportunities for growth.

John is a former president of IDB Inc., based in Chicago, a director of Strategy & Growth and a director of marketing for the Irish Dairy Boards global business.

 From the March 23, 2012, Prepared Foods' Daily News.