The soup franchise and producer made famous by the TV series “Seinfeld” wants to make sure they never have to say “no soup for you” to consumers again. And with a new executive team, president Joseph Hagan believes he won’t have to.
Tyson, Pinnacle, Conagra, Kettle Cuisine, General Mills and Impossible Foods have all seen executive level leadership changes in the past month. Here’s a list of who is in, the experience they bring, and how they are expected to help these companies stay the course of their newly outlined missions.
The private capital development company that invests in, acquires and accelerates early-stage discoveries and technologies in the agriculture, animal health and food ingredient sectors, announced the hiring of two strategic positions: Brad Fabbri, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer and Lyla Perrodin, Chief Administrative Officer/Chief-of-Staff.
Behringer spent more than two decades at Kraft Foods, most recently as the Kraft Fellow for discovery, incubation and adoption of enterprise-wide disruptive innovation.
Healthy Skoop®, maker of a line of powdered, plant-based nutrition, announced several milestones that position the company for accelerated growth in 2017 and beyond, including the hiring of a commercialization professional as CEO, Robert Bennett; the launching of four new products at this month’s Natural Products Expo West, including a Kids Protein Smoothie, Daily Detox, Energy Protein and Greens & Protein; and expanded distribution through strategic partnerships with retailers, brokers and distributors.
Schneider is a seasoned executive whose work thrives at the collision of brand, experience and product. He has deep roots in branding, mobile, content and events. Prior to BevNET, Schneider led major rebranding efforts for technology and consumer companies Skyhook and GasBuddy, and he was the CMO of Apptopia.
The Board has appointed Irene Chang Britt, a food industry veteran and current Board member, as the new Chairperson of the TerraVia Board of Directors.
Fitzgerald is a global financial leader with Fortune 50 experience spanning five continents. She will oversee financial operations as Sabra drives growth to meet compelling consumer interest in hummus and wholesome plant based dips and spreads.
Last week Tim Brown stepped down as the CEO of Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), and today was named president and chief operating officer of Greek yogurt giant Chobani. He starts in his new position at the privately-owned company on March 20, reporting directly to Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya.
Both company brands will remain distinct, and the former owner of Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Chuck Patton, is staying on as Head Coffee Buyer for both companies. The acquisition brings opportunities for growth, including new locations, new coffee offerings, and new products.