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Frozen Foods Co-Packer, Supplier Harvest Food Group Names New President and CEO

Nov. 28, 2023
Former Popchips CEO Amit Pandhi takes the reins of the Naperville, Ill.-based co-packer, supplier of frozen foods.
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Utz Brands Names Chief Supply Chain Officer and Chief Transformation Officer

Nov. 20, 2023
Mitchell Arends joins from Kraft Heinz, current COO Cary Devore gets an additional title.
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Kraft Heinz Shuffles Executive Team to Support New CEO in 2024

Nov. 17, 2023
The five new executives will join new CEO Carlos Abrams-Rivera in leading Kraft Heinz at the start of the 2024 fiscal year.
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Smucker’s Closes Hostess Acquisition, Announces Leadership, Structural Changes

Nov. 8, 2023
The J.M. Smucker Co. announces a shuffling of business units and leadership changes to incorporate the new Hostess businesses and brands.
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Kraft Heinz Names Pedro Navio North America President, Reorganizes Geographies

Nov. 3, 2023
Pedro Navio replaces Carlos Abrams-Rivera, who becomes CEO on January 1.
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Former Swift Prepared Foods Exec Named New President, CEO of West Madison Foods

Nov. 2, 2023
Tom Lopez, who led Swift Prepared Foods as well as two separate divisions at Kraft Foods/Kraft Heinz in his career, joins the processor of dressings and dips out of Chicago.
"Sweet corn"
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U.S. Sugar Names New President and CEO

Oct. 27, 2023
Kenneth W. McDuffie takes the reins of the Florida-based sugar cane, citrus and sweet corn producer.
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Frozen-Fruit Processor Firestone Pacific Foods Appoints New CEO

Aug. 22, 2023
Industry veteran Shawn Campbell steps in to lead the Vancouver, Wash.-based company upon the retirement of Josh Hinerfeld.
"Real Bread"
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Flowers Foods Announces New Senior Leadership Appointments, Board Members

Aug. 21, 2023
Current COO Heeth Varnedoe will add president role, while the company adds a chief growth officer and two new independent members to the board of directors.
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Former Cargill Exec Tapped to Lead Cooks Venture

Aug. 17, 2023
John Niemann has been appointed CEO of the vertically integrated processor and producer of slow-growth, pasture-raised chicken.
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Kraft Heinz Announces New CEO to Take the Reins in 2024

Aug. 14, 2023
Carlos Abrams-Rivera, who has led the North American operations for the company most recently, will replace Miguel Patricio effective January 1.