September 1, 2007
Carole Walker, Director of Marketing Services for Masterfoods usa Snackfood, was Named as one of ad Age’s 2007 “women to Watch.” Since 2005, Walker has Worked for Masterfoods Usa, Where She’s Responsible for Marketing Communications. she Also Works for Mars pet us, Leading and Planning for Brands Like Snickers, M&M’s and Pedigree. Walker has won Many Awards Including Effie’s, Silver Anvil Awards in Public Relations and the Nabisco President’s Commendation.
Simply Goodies has announced the creation of a new position — director of national accounts, a role created to prioritize the needs of key customers, says Stan Tyra, senior vice president of sales and marketing. The role is being filled by Allison Quinn, who has been employed by Simply Goodies/Blueberry Hill since November 2005 in the role of director of the Eastern Region.
Drew A. Hoben has been promoted to director of manufacturing at Just Born Inc. In his new position, Hoben will be responsible for Just Born’s manufacturing plants and maintenance in Bethlehem and Philadelphia.
The Foreign Candy Company, Hull, Iowa, has announced the appointment of its executive management team. It includes: Barbara Bentele, vice president of marketing; Anthony De Rubeis, vice president of sales; Glen Holsather, vice president of supply chain; and Perry Borchard, vice president of finance and administration.
A new position has been created by Jelly Belly Candy Company to support and expand the company’s growing licensed products. Vu Myers has joined the company in the position of licensing manager. She was previously with the Thomas Kinkade Company.
World’s Finest Chocolate has named Al Gomez controller. In his new position, Gomez will be responsible for directing and overseeing World’s Finest Chocolate’s accounting Department. He will report directly to Michael Broz, vice president and CFO.