Smucker makes promotions, names new officers

by Bakingbusiness Staff
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ORRVILLE, OHIO — Several new corporate officers and promotions were unveiled recently by The J.M. Smucker Co.

John Mayer, currently a corporate officer and vice-president of customer development, was promoted to vice-president of sales for the grocery market. The promotion is effective June 1, and Mr. Mayer has been with Smucker for 29 years.

Jim Brown, who is currently vice-president of U.S. grocery sales, has been promoted to corporate officer. He has been with Smucker for more than 20 years, and in his new position he will report to Mr. Mayer.

Jeannette L. Knudsen has been the company’s acquisition and securities counsel and assistant secretary and has now been named corporate secretary. Ms. Knudsen has been with the company since 2002.

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