March 1, 2008
Scott Silverstein has been named president and CEO of The Topps Co., New York, N.Y. Since 1994, Silverstein has served as president and COO of the confectionery creator and marketer. He joined the company in 1993 as general counsel. For more information about Topps, visit www.topps.com.
Daryl Thomas, senior vice president of sales and marketing for snack producer Herr Foods, Nottingham, Pa., was installed as Snack Food Association (SFA) chairman during the SNAXPO 2008 trade show in San Antonio, Texas, in March. The SFA is an international trade association representing more than 400 snack manufacturers and suppliers worldwide. Members include producers of potato chips, tortilla chips, cereal snacks, pretzels, popcorn, cheese snacks, snack crackers, pork rinds, corn snacks and cookies. For more information, visit www.sfa.org. To learn about Herr Foods, visit www.herrs.com.
Domenick Luccarelli has joined A.M. Todd, Kalamazoo, Mich., as director of business development for organic ingredients and flavors. He will be responsible for updating and implementing the company’s strategy for key aspects of its organic offerings. Luccarelli brings with him more than 30 years of experience at some of the largest global flavor/fragrance companies, as well as an extensive background in flavor chemistry, sales management and business development. For more information about A.M. Todd, visit www.amtodd.com
Stacy Shoup has joined the marketing team at Spangler Candy Co., Bryan, Ohio, as marketing administrator. In this role, Shoup will assist with all public relations activities, including press releases and tours, and developing market articles, as well as magazine, radio and TV publicity. She also will create and update literature, trademarks e-newsletters and premiums, among other duties. To find out more about Spangler, visit www.dumdumpops.com or www.saftpops.com.