On April 1, at SNAXPO19 in Orlando, 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 2019-2020 Executive Committee is made up of the following: new chairman - Fritz Kohmann, CFO, Shearer's Foods; past chairwoman - Jolie Weber, CEO, Wise Foods; 2nd past chairman - Dan Sifer, SVP, Supply Chain/Contract Manufacturing, Herr Foods; vice chairman - Rob Sarlls, president & CEO, Wyandot, Inc.; 2nd vice chairman - Mike Kaczynski, president, U.S. Sales, Evans Food Group; treasurer - Mike Harper, vice president, finance & CFO, Rudolph Foods; secretary - Leanne Oliver, SVP, General Counsel, Frito-Lay North America; associate executive council president - Sean Shanley, vice president of sales, Bryce Corporation; SNAC General Counsel - Martin Hahn, partner, Hogan Lovells; and Elizabeth Avery, president & CEO, SNAC International.
SNAC International's newly installed business directors-at-large include: Trace Benson, CFO, Old Dutch Foods; Joan Cetera, vice president, communications, Frito-Lay North America; Shane Chambers, CEO, Truco Enterprises; Barry Fulmer, director of purchasing, Keystone Food Products, Inc.; Phil Gusmano, vice president, Better Made Snack Foods, Inc.; William (Chip) Mann II, co-chairman/EVP of Sales, Pretzels, Inc.; Burke Raine, vice president and general manager, snacks, ConAgra Brands; and Justin Spannuth, vice president and chief operating officer, Unique Pretzel Bakery.
"SNAC International is pleased to welcome the 2019-2020 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 Fritz Kohmann and the new Directors in the coming years. On behalf of the members and staff, we'd like to thank Past chairwoman Jolie Weber for her guidance over the past year and tremendous contributions to growing the association and its offerings, including the launch of the WinS (Women in Snacks) initiative."
The Associate Executive Council also approved three new associate member representatives: Cassie Edwards, account manager, Kerry; Tina Hacker, account manager, Land O'Lakes Global Dairy Ingredients; and Steven Wolfe, general manager, tna North America. Additionally, SNAC Associate Member Rocco Fucetola, VP sales and marketing, BluePrint Automation was appointed to serve on SNAC's Board of Directors. For a complete list of SNAC Associate Executive Council members, click here.
For a complete list of the SNAC Board of Directors, click here.