B&G Foods, Inc. announced that it has hired Andrew Vogel as executive vice president and president of meals. As a member of B&G Foods’ executive leadership team, Vogel will report directly to Casey Keller, president and chief executive officer.
As previously announced, B&G Foods is transitioning to a business unit structure and has formed four business units to establish clear focus and expectations and to drive organic and acquisition growth. The Meals business unit, which represents approximately 22% of B&G Foods’ net sales, includes, among others, the Ortega, Maple Grove Farms, Cream of Wheat, Victoria, Las Palmas, Mama Mary’s, Spring Tree, McCann’s, Carey’s and Vermont Maid brands.
Vogel joins Jordan Greenberg, executive vice president and president of spices & flavor solutions, Ellen Schum, Executive vice president and president of specialty, and Kristen Thompson, senior vice president and president of frozen & vegetables, as one of B&G Foods’ four business unit presidents.
Most recently, Vogel served as senior vice president and general manager of the nut butters division of 8th Avenue Food & Provisions from August 2020 to April 2022. Prior to that, Vogel was the auto care global category leader at Energizer Holdings from August 2019 to August 2020. Vogel served in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility at TreeHouse Foods from 2012 to 2019, including as vice president and general manager for the ready-to-eat cereal, oatmeal, snack bar, and dry blend business units, and as vice president of strategy and integration. Before that, Vogel was employed by McKinsey & Company and ExxonMobil Corporation.