Kevin Schwab, EVP/CCO Sales & Marketing, The Pictsweet Company, has been elected to serve as chairman of the board.
October 29, 2021
The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) elected its association officers and Board of Directors for 2021-2022 at its Annual Board of Directors meeting held virtually on October 20, 2021.
Environmentally controlled facilities design-builder, Coldbox has appointed KC Williams as President of Coldbox's US operations. KC will work closely with Coldbox's executive team to respond to demand and accelerate growth in the U.S. The company is opening a U.S. office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Prairie Farms Dairy today announced that Ed Mullins has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President to assume a new role as Senior Executive Officer. With a tenure of over 40 years at Prairie Farms, Mullins will continue to be actively involved in the company's day-to-day operations.
Richard Graeter has been inducted into the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) Hall of Fame, an award for selected individuals whose dedication, hard work and innovation have greatly benefited the industry to ensure future growth and achievement.
NewCold has hired Josh Currie as Vice President of Construction for North America to oversee the expansion of NewCold in America. Currie brings 30 years of warehousing design and construction experience to the role and has extensive project management and leadership skills.
Kuecker Pulse Integration (KPI) has hired Patrice Satterfield as the company's senior director of business development. The company also added six more to the team: Ryan McDaniel, director of strategic planning; Gary Jones, resident maintenance technician; Johnathan Holloway, site supervisor; Dianne Brady-Peters, executive administrative assistant; Eric Ongtooguk, solutions design engineer; and John Davis, resident maintenance technician.
Bowery Farming, the largest U.S. vertical farming company, announces further expansion of its leadership team on the heels of a new $300M Series C fundraise with new Senior Vice President (SVP) of sales, CPG and food industry vet, Shannon Corbett. Reporting to Katie Seawell, Bowery’s Chief Commercial Officer, Corbett will be integral to Bowery’s national expansion goals, scaling its commercial footprint across the US, unlocking new business development opportunities and building out a world-class sales organization.
Tekni-Plex has named Eldon Schaffer as CEO of the company’s Consumer Products division, which services non-healthcare sectors including food & beverage, cosmetics & beauty and personal care. Schaffer will play a critical role in developing and executing business strategies that will enable the company to apply its materials science knowledge to customer product designs and challenges.