Kevin McAdams, president, Schwanâ??s Consumer Brands Inc.

Kevin McAdams has been promoted to president of Schwan’s Consumer Brands Inc. He reports directly to Dimitrios Smyrnios, CEO of The Schwan Food Co., Bloomington, MN, and serves on the company’s executive committee.

A subsidiary of The Schwan Food Co., Schwan’s Consumer Brands markets and sells retail-food brands such as Red Baron, Freschetta and Tony’s pizza and Edwards and Mrs. Smith’s desserts. As president, McAdams is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the subsidiary.

“Kevin is a proven leader in the food and beverage industry, and I am excited that he has accepted his new role with our company,” says Smyrnios. “Since joining Schwan’s Consumer Brands, he has made an immediate impact with his dedication to teamwork and by exhibiting an enthusiasm that is second to none. He carries a strong belief in building strong, talented and aligned teams that are committed to delivering excellent service to our customers and quality foods for consumers.”

McAdams joined Schwan’s Consumer Brands in early 2014 as vice president of direct-store delivery and sales execution. Prior to Schwan’s, he most recently served as president and chief operating officer at Pabst Brewing Co.