WOODBURY, N.Y. — To meet the needs of its continuing positive growth and expansion, E S Foods announced today the addition of Scott Benne to the newly created position of Vice President of Business Development. E S Foods is a major supplier of nutritious food products for school systems throughout the U.S.
Benne will be responsible for expanding E S Foods’ K-12 business in addition to growing other channels. In this position, he will be working with E S Foods’ plants, bringing new products to the market and working alongside the sales team to execute the product introductions.
“We are thrilled to be adding Scott to our team at E S Foods. We welcome his expertise that is aligned with our mission of creating innovative food products for schools and providing opportunities for our customers to reach and feed more children,” said Jeff Rowe, President and Chief Operating Officer of E S Foods.
Benne comes to E S Foods with over 20 years of marketing experience, including expertise in business planning and strategy, P&L management, and customer and category marketing. For the past four years Benne was the VP of Marketing and Business Development at Advance Pierre Foods in Blue Ash, Ohio. From 2005 to 2013 he held marketing positions at Schwan’s Food Company in Bloomington, Minnesota, including Senior Director of Category Marketing. Benne also serves on the Board of Directors for the nonprofit School Nutrition Foundation in Washington, DC.
“I am excited to join such a well-established company and work with the leadership team to grow the K-12 business as well as expand into new foodservice channels,” said Benne.
About E S Foods
E S Foods offers a full complement of menus to cover all day parts – from before the bell to afterschool and summer – including protein innovations, frozen foods, and grab ‘n’ go meals. Headquartered in Woodbury, New York, E S Foods is dedicated to providing nutritious, “kid-friendly” foods for America’s school children. For more information, visit www.esfoods.com.