Food

K&R global team expanded with addition of new Managing Director
Jan 22, 2024

This month, Kincannon & Reed welcomed Kimberly Bretz to the firm as a Managing Director. Recognized for her strategic and collaborative approach, Bretz’s dedication and expertise contributes to organizational success for her clients. She joins our global team of search professionals consulting exclusively with clients in the food-ag value chain…

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VP Sales & Marketing placed by Kincannon & Reed
Aug 2, 2023

Eckert Frozen foods welcomed Barry Heinbaugh as the organization’s new Vice President of Sales & Marketing. As the operation’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Heinbaugh is responsible for building and directing a high caliber team to partner with customers and build revenue profitably. He will direct all sales, marketing, and…

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President placed at AMD Oil by K&R
Jul 24, 2023

Leading US olive and specialty oil importing company AMD Oil Sales (AMD) welcomed Darin Martini as the organization’s new President earlier this month. Building on AMD’s legacy of success, Martini’s focus will be on continuing the organization’s success as the largest importer of bulk olive oil, and continued growth of…

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Monumental shifts in alternative proteins sector require differential leaders, precise timing
Jul 13, 2023

Last month, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave final approval for two companies – Upside Foods and Good Meat – to produce and sell cultivated meat commercially within the United States. Upside Foods’ Chief Operations Officer Amy Chen called the regulatory approvals a “watershed moment” for the food industry…

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K&R partners with Caviness on CFO search
Jul 11, 2023

Caviness Beef Packers recently welcomed Doug Green to their ranks as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer. Family owned and operated for more than 60 years, Caviness has three locations across the United States. Processing over 4,500 head per day, the growing company employs more than 2,100 and manages several beef…

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Food tech company partners with K&R on CTO search
Jul 6, 2023

Pairwise Plant Services recently welcomed Ryan Bartlett to the organization as their new Chief Technology Officer. Pairwise is a fast-growing food tech company that was founded in 2017 with the goal of transforming what people eat. Using best-in-class technology, the health-focused food and ag company develops consumer-centric foods under their…

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