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Shearer’s Foods announced the promotion of Brian Newland to vice president of national and international sales, responsible for directing and managing the strategic growth of the Shearer’s brands, as well as the development of private label and contract sales in these key areas.
“Brian’s high energy and knowledge of the Shearer’s and private label products combine to make him a perfect fit to introduce our products into new markets both nationally and internationally,” says Bill McCabe, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “His dedication to Shearer’s and to his family are examples for others to follow.”
In June 2002, Newland began his career with Shearer’s as a national accounts manager. He was promoted to director of national accounts in 2006. In 2008, his responsibilities were expanded to include leading Shearer’s export sales efforts.
In addition, Newland also will assume management of the customer service team, where Steve Sample has accepted the position of customer service manager. Sample will oversee all aspects of customer service and consumer affairs.