Two promoted at Caravan Ingredients

by Eric Schroeder
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LENEXA, KAS. — Ian Trood and Gary Schmidt have been promoted to new positions at Caravan Ingredients and Bakery Supplies North America (B.S.N.A.).

Mr. Trood, previously vice-president of industrial sales and milling for Caravan Ingredients, has been promoted to vice-president of international sales development for B.S.N.A., the North American division of CSM. A 32-year veteran in the industry, Mr. Trood will be responsible for introducing and expanding CSM’s U.S. product lines and developing optimal portfolios with CSM imported and locally sourced products to newly developed international markets such as Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Mr. Schmidt, previously vice-president of operations, will take over the role of vice-president of industrial sales for Caravan Ingredients, reporting to Bill McGowan, chief executive officer. Mr. Schmidt has been with Caravan Ingredients since 2008. Earlier, he spent 15 years in various senior level positions in food related industries.

Bill Gambel, vice-president of sales for food ingredients and milling, will lead the milling sales division.

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