Nonni’s Foods Appoints Brian Hansberry as New CEO
Hansberry succeeds Dave Beré, who will serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors
Nonni’s Foods LLC (Nonni’s), a provider of premium, specialty cookies and baked goods, announced Brian Hansberry as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Hansberry succeeds Dave Beré, who is retiring from the role of CEO, and will now serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Nonni’s Foods.
“Leading Nonni’s Foods and working with the accomplished Nonni’s team throughout my tenure was a great honor, and I am confident Brian will succeed in maintaining the growth and continued success of the Nonni’s business.”
Hansberry brings more than 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new appointment, most recently serving in a dual role at Wm. J. Wrigley Jr. Co. as Chief Marketing Officer, North America and Vice President, U.S. Gum, Confections, and Mints Category. Prior to his position at Wrigley, Hansberry held a dual role at H.J. Heinz as Chief Marketing Officer, Heinz Consumer Products & Group Vice President, Ore-Ida and Winter Brands portfolio.
“Brian is a strong leader with an exceptional track record in the food and consumer packaged goods industry,” commented Beré. “Leading Nonni’s Foods and working with the accomplished Nonni’s team throughout my tenure was a great honor, and I am confident Brian will succeed in maintaining the growth and continued success of the Nonni’s business.”
Hansberry commented, “The Nonni’s brand has great heritage and a loyal customer base that helped secure its spot as a market category leader over several decades. I look forward to working with the Nonni’s team to continue its success in new product growth and expanding the national presence of our brands on shelves.”