C.H. Guenther – new man on the prime
US meals group C.H. Guenther has a brand new CEO and president within the form of former PepsiCo and Kellogg government John Buckles.
He replaces Dale Tremblay, the San Antonio, Texas-based firm’s CEO since 2001.
Tremblay is to stay with the Pioneer, White Wings, Solar-Chook and Delicacies Adventures manufacturers proprietor as as chairman of its board of administrators. He’ll work alongside Buckles throughout a transition interval.
Buckles is described by C.H. Guenther (CHG) as an “skilled meals & beverage trade chief”. He joins from Ventura Meals, the place he most not too long ago served as chief working officer. Previous to that, he held “business and operations-focused management roles” at PepsiCo, Kellogg and The Coca-Cola Co.
He’ll take up his new function on 29 April.
Buckles stated: “I’ve lengthy admired CHG’s tradition, product high quality, buyer partnerships and manufacturing experience. I stay up for persevering with CHG’s dedication to constructing lasting relationships and its ardour for innovating outstanding meals options.”
CHG was based in Texas in 1851 and now employs greater than 3,500 individuals in 24 manufacturing places within the US, Canada and western Europe. Its merchandise, which embrace biscuits, soups and desserts, are provided to the foodservice, retail and private-label channels.
The corporate is owned by Pritzker Non-public Capital (PPC) together with administration and different co-investors. PPC and administration acquired the enterprise in 2018.