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Amy’s Kitchen Announces Two New Additions to Executive Team

June 11, 2024
Mel Cash joins the company as its new chief growth officer, while Leanne Molter is promoted to chief financial officer.

Organic and natural frozen foods company Amy’s Kitchen has announced two executive leadership changes aiming to help the company embark on a new chapter of innovation and transformation. Mel Cash has been appointed chief growth officer of Amy’s Kitchen, and Leanne Molter has been promoted to chief financial officer, according to a release from the company.

Cash most recently served as chief marketing and innovation officer at Nestlé North America, helping to elevate brands such as Stouffer’s and Sweet Earth. Prior to that, she led the Special K and Morningstar Farms brands for Kellogg. Cash is expected to lead a redefining of Amy’s Kitchen’s sales and marketing strategies, and a continuation of the brand’s dedication to delivering premium, organic food market leadership and growth.

Molter takes the CFO reins from Peter Wong upon his retirement in June. Molter previously served as chief transformation and strategy officer at Amy’s, and has helped shape the business strategy and spearhead financial transformation initiatives. She also has served as vice president of finance at the J.M. Smucker Co. and brings more than 20 years CPG experience and financial stewardship to the new role.

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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