Nonni’s Foods LLC, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, has named Brian Hansberry CEO, effective immediately. He succeeds Dave Beré, who is retiring from the role of CEO, and will now serve as chairman of the board of directors for Nonni’s Foods.

Hansberry brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his new appointment, most recently serving in the dual roles of chief marketing officer, North America, and vice president, U.S. Gum, Confections and Mints Category at Wm. J. Wrigley Jr. Co.

“Brian is a strong leader with an exceptional track record in the food and consumer packaged goods industry,” says Beré. “Leading Nonni’s Foods and working with the accomplished Nonni’s team throughout my tenure was a great honor, and I am confident Brian will succeed in maintaining the growth and continued success of the Nonni’s business.”

Nonni’s Foods is a portfolio company of Chicago-based, private-equity firm Wind Point Partners.