ELGIN, ILL. — Phil Gorski has been named business manager for the club store channel at John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.

J.B.S.S. owns the Fisher brand of nuts and snacks, and Mr. Gorski comes to the company from PepsiCo where he led product category initiatives in Quaker, Tropicana and Gatorade at Costco.

"The club store channel is clearly an area of growth for J.B.S.S.," said Ron Williamson, vice-president of sales and marketing. "We have tailored our product line in recent years to a demographic that wants high quality, convenience and value. Hiring a proven veteran in this important channel underscores that commitment."