On March 13 at SNAXPO18 in Atlanta, SNAC International Business Members unanimously approved a new slate of officers to serve on its Executive Committee, as well as a new class of Directors-at-Large to serve on the association's Board of Directors. 

SNAC's 2018-2019 Executive Committee is made up of the following: new chairwoman - Jolie Weber, CEO, Wise Foods; past chairman - Dan Sifer, SVP, Supply Chain/Contract Manufacturing, Herr Foods; 2nd past chairman - Mark Winkelman, president, Better Made Snack Foods; vice chairman - Fritz Kohmann, CFO, Shearer's Foods; 2nd vice chairman - Bill Hooker, VP of Sales Strategy, Snyder's-Lance; treasurer - Mike Harper, vice president, Finance & CFO, Rudolph Foods; secretary - Leanne Oliver, SVP, general counsel, Frito-Lay North America; associate executive council president - Charlie Kennedy, director of snack sales, Packaging Corporation of America; SNAC general counsel - Martin Hahn, Partner, Hogan Lovells; and Elizabeth Avery, president & CEO, SNAC International. 

SNAC International's newly installed Directors-at-Large include: Haven Cockerham, VP & general manager, B&G Foods; Matt Colford, executive director marketing/strategic sales, Old Dutch Foods; Mauro Gomez, VP sales and marketing, Anita's Mexican Foods; Mike Kaczynski, VP of sales, Evans Foods; Richard Rudolph, president, Rudolph Foods; Craig Shiesley, North American president & COO, Amplify Snack Brands; and Lisa Walsh, CEO, Truco Enterprises. In addition, SNAC's Associate Executive Council (AEC) named Doug Meyer-Cuno, Founder/CEO Emeritus, Carolina Ingredients; and Lisa Stern, VP sales and marketing, LifeSpice Ingredients, to the Board of Directors.

"SNAC International is pleased to welcome the 2018-2019 class of Board members," said Elizabeth Avery, president & CEO. "The incoming officers and directors represent a diverse cross section of the SNAC membership and the evolving snack category. We look forward to working with Jolie Weber and the new Directors in the coming years. On behalf of the members and staff, we'd like to thank Past Chairman Dan Sifer for his tremendous guidance over the past year."

The Associate Executive Council also approved two new associate member representatives in Marissa Gautsch, Director of Marketing and Sales, Land O'Lakes Global Dairy Ingredients; and Rocco Fucetola, VP Sales and Marketing, BluePrint Automation. For a complete list of SNAC Associate Executive Council members, click here

For a complete list of the SNAC Board of Directors, click here