Ahmet Hepdogan to take on role as vice president of procurement, North America, while Josh Bruketta was promoted to vice president, people, North America
November 17, 2022
Global bakery manufacturer and ingredients distributor Dawn Foods announced two additions to its North America leadership team. Ahmet Hepdogan joins the company as vice president of procurement in North America and Josh Bruketta has been promoted to Vice President of People, North America.
Sales & marketing and finance & strategy appointments follow the hire of the company’s new CEO, reflecting a commitment to deliver on strategic growth initiatives
October 11, 2022
Sokol Custom Food Ingredients, a family-owned company that has been developing custom food formulations for more than 125 years, announced the expansion of its senior leadership team with the appointments of John Pimpo as vice president of ingredients, sales and marketing, and Lauren Davis as vice president of finance and strategy.
The appointment comes after a year of growth for the brand, during which it increased total points of distribution by 67% and became the No.1 frozen pasta brand in the natural channel according to data by SPINS.
Industry veteran Phil Kafarakis to take on role as CEO
October 21, 2021
Beginning Nov. 1, 2021, Kafarakis will be responsible for overseeing IFMA's day-to-day operations and will direct the activities of the association in support of policies, goals and objectives established by its Board of Directors.
Bill Magee to take on role as president, North America for food & beverage solutions
October 5, 2021
Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, appointed William ‘Bill’ Magee as president, North America, food & beverage solutions, and as a member of Tate & Lyle’s executive committee, effective Oct. 1, 2021.
Stacy's® continues its legacy of lifting up female founders by announcing the 2021 Rise Project finalists and launching the FoundedByHer business directory
September 16, 2021
Stacy's Pita Chips is continuing its commitment to helping female founders be found by partnering with Oscar winning actress and producer Reese Witherspoon and the media company she founded, Hello Sunshine, to spotlight the 10 inspiring winners of the 2021 Stacy's Rise Project.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances secures an integral role within the savory team and announces new promotions within quality control and flavor creation
August 20, 2021
Bell welcomed Peter Gollmer to its headquarter location in Northbrook, Ill., as director of business development for Bell’s savory business unit. He will be working within the company’s commercial team to accelerate growth in the clean label savory flavor category, optimizing Bell Flavor technologies while working closely with the culinary and sales teams.