The announcement reflects the company's efforts to further strengthen its executive leadership team by adding expertise in manufacturing and supply chain operations
June 29, 2022
Utz Brands, Inc., a US manufacturer of branded salty snacks, announced two promotions to its Executive Leadership Team. The announcement reflects the company's efforts to further strengthen its executive leadership team by adding domain expertise in manufacturing and supply chain operations, as these are mission critical areas of the business that will support Utz's multi-faceted set of growth opportunities.
Robert Verloop to assume role as executive director and CEO
June 20, 2022
The California Walnut Board (CWB) and the California Walnut Commission (CWC) announced that Robert Verloop has been named executive director and chief executive officer, effective July 11, 2022. The CWB and CWC represent over 4,500 California walnut growers and nearly 90 handlers, producing over 1.4 billion pounds of walnuts in 2021 that ship to more than 50 countries around the world.
Sneha Karthikeyan to take on role as senior confectionery scientist
May 4, 2022
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, announced Sneha Karthikeyan has joined the US Customer Innovation team as senior confectionery scientist. Karthikeyan will oversee all co-development activities at AAK’s Customer Innovation Center in Edison, N.J.
Mickie French to take on new role as executive director
May 4, 2022
Mickie French, an accomplished global expert in food value chain communications and marketing strategy, is the new executive director of The Center for Food Integrity (CFI). CFI is a not-for-profit with a diverse membership whose sole mission is to help today’s food system earn consumer trust.
Chris Hall to take on role as CEO amid accelerated growth
April 25, 2022
Poppi appointed Chris Hall as chief executive officer. With the rapid trajectory of the brand to date, Poppi saw an opportunity to further drive growth by bringing on seasoned executive leadership. The addition of Hall will be pivotal in helping solidify the brand's position as the modern soda for the next generation.
Carrie Schuman joins to help the organization grow and thrive
April 19, 2022
In this role, Schuman will lead efforts to recruit and retain top-notch talent who excel in their field. In addition to people operations, Schuman will be responsible for IT and network security, as well as administrative support functions.
Michael Lynch to take on role as chief executive officer
April 12, 2022
Nutiva, the pioneer of organic plant-based culinary products, and sister brand Coconut Secret, the leading brand of Coconut Aminos, are excited to announce the appointment of CPG industry veteran, Michael Lynch, as chief executive officer.