Execs on the move at Schwan's, Brooks, Inventure and Sundia
Home delivery giant Schwan’s Home Service, Inc., Marshall, Minn., said it hired Bruce Bollinger as senior director of Innovation Product. The business also promoted Marie Nelson, registered dietician, to director of segment marketing, focusing on LiveSmart™ and the company's "Seniors’ segment." Schwan's said Bollinger has more than 20 years of brand management and channel marketing experience. Officials said Nelson first joined Schwan’s in 2000 as an employee in Schwan’s Food Service Inc. and has served in several roles including director of national accounts, food management companies and the director of customer marketing.
Custom foodservice frozen meat, poultry and snacks processor Brooks Food Group, Bedford, Va., said it hired Jeff Sterling as vice president of sales and marketing. Sterling previously served as vice president of sales and marketing for AFA Foods in King of Prussia, Pa.
Diversified foods processor Inventure Foods, Inc., Phoenix, said it hired Rick Suchenski as senior vice president of sales and marketing. A 30-year industry veteran, Suchenski most recently was general manager for the RTD beverage division at Sunny Delight Beverages Co. Inventure Foods' businesses include frozen fruit processor Rader Farms, Lynden, Wash.
Fresh fruit processor Sundia Corporation, Oakland, Calif., said it hired Mark Sherburne as vice president of sales. Sundia said Sherburne has held progressively responsible positions in US-based food companies such as Ocean Spray, Nestle USA, POM Wonderful, Vitasoy, and Ken’s Foods