The Board of Directors for the global premium wafer and confection brand has elected Terrence Joseph Rooney to serve as new president of Loacker USA.

Rooney formerly served as president, North America confections for Mondelēz International. Prior to that position, he held various roles within the company for over a decade, including vice president, national channels and vice president, general manager, global Walmart team.

“I am thrilled to begin my new role as president for the iconic wafer brand Loacker. I look forward to working with the team and collaborating with retailers to continue to drive category growth,” TJ Rooney, President Loacker USA.

Rooney graduated from Saint John’s University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Marketing. He earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing from New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Rooney began his new role as Loacker USA president effective October 1, 2018.