Atkinson Candy Co. has named Kevin Green as its new v.p. of sales, effective July 8. Green is succeeding John Leipold, who is retiring.

Green brings more than 35 years of experience in the CPG industry, specializing in the confectionery/snack segments. Green has held several key positions over his career, most recently as national sales manager with Loacker. 

Green and wife, Diane, are Texas residents and have four children.