ALDI Appoints New CEO
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, Reston, Va.
The owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of tradeshows welcomed Tracy Stout as vice president of marketing and communications, responsible for overseeing marketing and communications strategies for PMMI’s member services as well as their tradeshows. Stout joins PMMI with more than 20 years of communications and strategic planning experience, a majority of that time spent with Porter Novelli, where she eventually became executive vice president in the food, beverage and nutrition division.
Mondelez International, Deerfield, Ill.
Joseph Neubauer was added to the company’s board of directors. Neubauer, chairman of the board at Aramark, has also held senior positions with PepsiCo, Inc. and Chase Manhattan Bank. Neubauer serves on the board of directors of Macy's Inc., was inducted into the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans in 1994.
ALDI, Inc., Batavia, Ill.
Jason Hart was promoted to chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2015. Chuck Youngstrom and David Behm will continue in their roles as co-presidents.
Yuengling’s Ice Cream, Orwigsburg, Pa.
Jacqueline Hoffman-Wenrich, former on-air personality of the Y-102 morning show, joined as director of marketing and promotions. Wenrich worked at Clear Channel Broadcasting for 17 years as an on-air personality and promotions director. She also serves on the board of directors for John Paul II Center for Special Learningand acts as secretary for Camp Cadet.
FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Ontario, Calif.
Michael Turley was named vice president of sales, responsible for leading the company’s foodservice sales and marketing efforts. Turley brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing leadership experience, and has spent the last 12 years in the foodservice industry, most recently at Tyson Foods.
Loic Sebileau was appointed director, global business development, responsible for working with the company’s commercial teams, business units and executive team members to develop and execute integrated business plans. Sebileau brings more than 15 years of value-added product development and commercialization, most recently serving as global business development and industrialization manager at Rexam Healthcare. Prior to Rexam Healthcare, Sebileau worked as a program manager for Valeo, where he developed new processes for composite manufacturing and drove improvements via design for 6 Sigma, Value Analysis and other Lean Tools.
The Greenbrier Cos., Lake Oswego, Ore.
Jack Isselmann was promoted to senior vice president, external affairs and programs. Isselmann joined Greenbrier in 2012 as director of corporate relations and communications. Since then he has taken on increased responsibility for other programs such as the company-wide security program. A former partner at Tonkon Torp LLP, Isselmann also interfaces with the company’s legal department on select compliance and regulatory matters, and will continue management of Greenbrier's government and community relations, corporate security and corporate communications.
Dairyland Power Cooperative, La Crosse, Wis.
Barbara Nick was appointed as the company’s next president and CEO, succeeding William Berg, who is retiring at the end of the year. Berg has been at the helm at Dairyland since 1990 and with the cooperative since 1974. Nick has been president of Michigan Gas Utilities Corp. and Minnesota Energy Resources Corp. within the Integrys Energy Group since 2012.