Tim York was named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) during a recent Board of Directors meeting. York will replace Scott Horsfall who is retiring in early 2021.
We R Food Safety!, the leading provider of food safety software backed by real-time, expert consultation, announces the hire of Andy Hanacek to the new role of Vice President of Communications. In this position, Hanacek will spearhead the development and execution of the company’s communications, public- and media-relations strategies and efforts, looking to expand the We R Food Safety! and Food Safe Pro! brands within the meat, poultry and food industries.
Sysco named Aaron E. Alt executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Dec. 7, 2020. Joel Grade, currently executive vice president and chief financial officer, will assume a newly created role of executive vice president, business development. In this capacity, Joel will be responsible for accelerating both organic and inorganic sales growth through new business development, including strengthening future M&A capabilities. Joel’s extensive experience in operations and finance make him uniquely qualified for this role as Sysco looks to accelerate its business transformation.
Springfield Creamery, makers of Nancy’s Probiotic Foods, has named Ed Regnier CFO, making him only the second CFO in the company’s history. The co-founder and co-owner of Springfield Creamery, Sue Kesey, has held the position of CFO since the company’s inception in 1960 and will now assume the role of CEO.
Steffen Flender has been named Managing Director of Interroll Automation GmbH. The 41-year-old Flender heads the Sinsheim, Germany, site and the associated global Center of Excellence Sorters. In this position, he reports to Jens Strüwing, Interroll Executive Vice President Products & Technology and member of the Interroll Group Management.
Refrigerated Solutions Group (“RSG”), an industry leader in refrigerated equipment and service, recently announced additions to its Commercial Sales team. Chris Carney and Howard McCann were recently named Regional Sales Managers for the portfolio of brands. Both Carney and McCann will report directly to Bob Stevens, Director of Dealer Sales for RSG.
ProSpection Solutions announced that Jeff Rowen has been hired as Vice President of Sales & Customer Relations. He has responsibility for strategic direction of sales and partnerships with companies to automate food inspection and to bring focus on labor to add value.