ST. FRANCIS, WIS. — Wixon, Inc., a manufacturer of seasonings, flavorings and technologies, has announced two new management positions. Peter Caputa was promoted to chief operating officer from chief financial officer. In this role, Mr. Caputa will oversee finance, information systems, pricing operations, supply chain and quality control.
|Peter Caputa, c.o.o. of Wixon|
“Since joining Wixon in 1998, Peter has been integral to the strong growth we have enjoyed and we are fortunate to have his leadership as we align our growth with the expectations of our customers and their consumers,” said Peter Gottsacker, chief executive officer of Wixon.
|Patrick McGarry, c.f.o. of Wixon|
In addition, Patrick McGarry was hired as c.f.o. He will oversee all finance and accounting operations and will report to Mr. Caputa. Mr. McGarry formerly worked for Ernst & Young. He also has experience working in the accounting and finance departments at Google. He holds an undergraduate degree from Xavier University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
“We are excited to add someone with Patrick’s experience as we expand our core competencies into new food segments and growth areas,” Mr. Caputa said. “Patrick’s passion for growth will be an inspiration for his team.”