Toronto-based Big Sky Brands Inc. has hired Brendan Kelley as its national sales manager covering the U.S. market. He will be responsible for management of Big Sky’s national broker network as well as key account representation.
 
Kelley, formerly with Orchard Sweet Foods and Ben Myerson Candy Co, brings much valued perspective and insight with 17 years of experience within the confectionery industry. His extensive knowledge of the Sunkist brand will also provide support for Big Sky’s launch of the new Sunkist Citrus Burst product line, its most recent licensing partnership.
 
Big Sky Brands Inc. produces a variety of licensed, branded and private-label confectionery lines geared to youth and young adult markets, including Sunkist Citrus Burst, Jones Soda Carbonated Candy, Yogen Fruz Smoothies, Playboy Peppermints and Warp Energy Mints.
 
For more information, visit www.bigskybrands.com.