Beverage and ice cream manufacturer, Turkey Hill, has announced the appointments of Andy Jacobs as CEO and Paul Gagliano as chief customer officer.
Jacobs – who succeeds Tim Hopkins – joined Turkey Hill’s board of directors two years ago and is said to have around 30 years of experience in the food and beverage industry.
Turkey Hill has announced the appointment of Andy Jacobs as its new CEO.
Most recently, Jacobs served as executive vice president, chief customer & experience officer and chief operating officer at Hostess Brands.
Prior to that, Jacobs held the role of president at Wolfgang Candy Company and has also served in leadership positions at The Hershey Company, Brach’s Confections and Nabisco.
Gagliano also joins Turkey Hill with around 30 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, including his most recent post at SlimFast, where he served as executive vice president and chief customer officer.
“On behalf of the board, we would like to congratulate Mr Jacobs and Mr Gagliano on their respective appointments,” said Robert Pistilli, a member of the board of directors at Turkey Hill.
“Andy is a highly talented executive with decades of experience in the branded food and beverage industry, and his guidance as a member of the board has been instrumental to Turkey Hill’s success over the past two years.
“Paul is an accomplished commercial executive with highly relevant experience and will be pivotal in executing Turkey Hill’s growth strategy.”
Jacobs said: “I am both honoured and excited to take on the role of CEO at Turkey Hill. The company has a longstanding reputation as a category leader and provides high-quality products to a growing blue-chip customer base with millions of consumers nationwide.
“I look forward to working with the team to further accelerate Turkey Hill’s growth trajectory, geographic expansion and new product innovation efforts.”
Gagliano added: “I am excited to assist the company in continuing the transformational growth it has undergone these past couple of years.”
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