CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced today the election of officers and directors to its 2020 Board of Directors, including new Board Chairman Perry Miele, President of Nestlé Professional.
"IFMA is very fortunate to have a dedicated membership and board of directors. 2019 was a record year for the association and our success was the direct result of their involvement and commitment to key industry initiatives," said IFMA President and CEO Larry Oberkfell. "With Perry Miele as Chairman, and the inspired leadership of our directors and new officers, IFMA will continue to provide unparalleled benefit to our membership and lead foodservice together."
Miele has been a member of IFMA's Board of Directors since 2013, serving as chairman of several committees including IFMA's Presidents Conference and Consumer Planning Program. Under his leadership, Mr. Miele leads the board in shaping IFMA programs and initiatives, including the support of the new IFMA Operator Advisory Councils, a forum for leaders within operator foodservice communities.
"I am honored to serve as Chairman alongside our talented Board of Directors in support of our foodservice community," Mr. Miele said. "I look forward to guiding the work of the board to address the biggest challenges we face as an industry and advancing IFMA's vision and mission."
2020 Executive Committee
In addition to Mr. Miele, the following IFMA Board members will be serving on the association's Executive Committee this year:
IFMA First Vice Chairman: Hugh Roth, Senior Vice President - Chief Customer and Business Development Officer - PepsiCo Global Foodservice
IFMA Vice Chairman: Herb Ring, National Foodservice Director - The Hershey Co.
Bob Pierce, Senior Vice President North American Sales and Global Accounts - Bunn-O-Matic Corporation
David Rizley, Vice President of Sales - Strategic Accounts Foodservice – Essity Professional Hygiene
John Sattem, Central Zone Vice President, Coca-Cola North America
Tim Wayne, Vice President & General Manager - The J.M. Smucker Company
About International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA)
The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) is an established trade association serving foodservice manufacturers for over 65 years to improve industry practices and relationships while equipping every foodservice manufacturer with the tools to navigate their future with confidence. By providing insights, developing best practices and fostering connectivity through events, we enlighten members and motivate change that leads to betterment for the individual member organization and the industry at large. For more information, visit IFMAworld.com. Follow IFMA on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook andInstagram.
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