Paul Izenstark

Managing DirectorLos Angeles, CA
Areas of Expertise

CPG, Food & Beverage, Plant-Based Products

About

Based in California, Paul focuses on recruitment of senior roles across all segments within the food industry, specializing in health and wellness and plant-based products. His 30-year career includes marketing leadership positions for companies such as Nestlé USA, Nestlé Waters, Dole Food Company, Kraft Foods, The California Avocado Commission, IHOP, and California Pizza Kitchen.

Paul holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.

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