As of Feb. 16, 2009, Erika Kuehner joined Spangler Candy’s marketing team as brand manager. Her responsibilities include managing theCircus PeanutsandSaf-T-Popsbrands, while also working in the areas of marketing research, strategy and the company’s giveaway distribution channel.

Kuehner previously held several marketing internships and a full-time brand management position with Henkel AG & Co. KG Cosmetic Division in Hamburg, Germany. She graduated from Westfaelische-Wilhelms-University in Muenster, Germany with a German Business Diploma (equivalent to an MBA in the U.S.) with a major in marketing and controlling. Kuehner now lives in Bryan, Ohio.

Spangler Candy’s confectionery range consists ofDum Dum Pops,Saf-T-Pops,Circus Peanuts,Marshmallow Treats,Spangler candy canes, seasonal candies and candy under the Dreamworks license.