Bumble Bee continues to grow executive team
Bumble Bee Seafood announced it has hired Tiffany Hicks to take on the role of vice president of specialty channels, the company’s second executive appointment in two months.
Hicks will be responsible for providing strategic, tactical, and executional leadership for the Bumble Bee sales team, working with private-label retailers, foodservice, and alternative channels, San Diego, California, U.S.A.-based Bumble Bee said in a press release.
Hicks has “extensive sales and leadership experience,” Bumble Bee said, most recently serving as director of comercial restaurants, foodservice at Danone North America. She also held positions at PepsiCo and Pepsi Bottling Group.
“Tiffany is a results-focused, passionate developer of high-performance teams while also driving solutions that will meet our customer and company needs,” Bumble Bee Senior Vice President of Sales Laura Chamberlain said. “She will undoubtedly be a powerhouse complement to the rest of our commercial leadership team as we work to move the needle for Bumble Bee and the family of brands.”
In late April, the company also named Sebastian Castro-Malaspina as its new vice president of national grocery accounts.
Castro-Malaspina will oversee sales leaders to elevate relationships and drive efficiencies with retailers including Kroger, Albertsons, Ahold/Delhaize, Publix, HEB, and HyVee.
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