Kalsec, a global producer of high-quality flavor and color solutions for the food and beverage industry, announced the promotion of three employees to senior leadership positions. 

“Since our founding in 1958, our strongest asset has been our people,” said Dr. Scott Nykaza, CEO, Kalsec. “As we continue to grow as a company and expand our global reach, promoting professional growth from within and elevating exceptional employees into leadership roles will be key to our continued success.”

With a focus on future investment and growth, Kalsec has promoted the following individuals to senior leadership positions:

Aaron Wheadon was promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales, Americas. In this new role, Wheadon is responsible for delivering profit to Kalsec through revenue growth of core product sales while leading customer experience, which now combines logistics and customer service.

Joanne Martz started in Kalsec’s hops program in 2011 and became a Business Unit Director when she assumed responsibility for the hops program in 2014. Martz now oversees hops sales, product management and purchasing as Vice President, Corporate Development and Hops Business Unit.

Scott Hunter was promoted to Vice President of Strategic Finance and Capital Investment. In this role, Hunter is responsible for strategic analysis of the company’s long-term capital plan, focusing on alignment with the company sales and profit goals, as well as new investments in research, development and facilities.