Dr. Jeffrey Fine re-joins the company as senior director of customer innovation for US, Canada
May 12, 2021
AAK announced that Dr. Jeffrey Fine has re-joined AAK’s team as senior director, customer innovation for the US and Canada. After serving as a consultant since October 2019, Dr. Fine will lead AAK’s Customer Innovation organization for the US region.
Former Frito-Lay Executive Dave Johnson, to take on role as chief growth officer
April 21, 2021
PeaTos®, appointed snack food industry veteran Dave Johnson to the newly created role of chief growth officer (CGO). Johnson brings more than two decades of experience to the job, including 19 years at PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay business unit.
Charice Grace to assume new role as manager, trade marketing and stewardship
March 23, 2021
The Almond Board of California (ABC) welcomed Charice Grace to the organization as new manager of trade marketing and stewardship. In her position, Grace will lead the execution of all trade public relations and advertising activities for North America.
Jacinth Smiley to take on role as group vice president of corporate strategy
March 23, 2021
Hormel Foods Corporation, a global branded food company, announced the appointment of Jacinth Smiley as group vice president of corporate strategy. Smiley will report to Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Hormel Foods.
Heather Barbarino to become vice president of marketing; Gary Dempsey to take on role as vice president of sales & business development
February 23, 2021
Manus Bio Inc. (Manus Bio), announced the expansion of its sales and marketing team with the hires of Heather Barbarino as vice president of marketing and Gary Dempsey as vice president of sales & business development.
Justin Whitmore to take on role as chief strategy officer
February 12, 2021
Keurig Dr Pepper announced the appointment of Justin Whitmore to the new role of chief strategy officer, effective March 1, reporting to chairman and chief executive officer Bob Gamgort. He will join the ELT and lead enterprise strategy work, including mergers and acquisitions, and corporate partnerships.
Julie Francis to take on role as chief operating officer; Brian Schiegg to become president of Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc.
February 9, 2021
Schwan’s Company CEO Dimitrios Smyrnios announced the promotion of Julie Francis to the newly created position of chief operating officer and the addition of Brian Schiegg as president of Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc.
Stephen Cook to assume role as director of supply chain
February 4, 2021
PLT Health Solutions, Inc. announced today that it is has named Stephen Cook as Director of the company’s Supply Chain operations. Prior to joining PLT, Cook spent 15 years working in a variety of roles in The Bountiful Company’s supply chain operation. His most recent position was Director of Supply Chain and Operations, Natural Products Group.