The J.M. Smucker Company named Steven Oakland president, coffee and foodservice as part of a series of key executive promotions.
Oakland most recently held the position of president, international, foodservice, and natural foods. He has been with the company for 32 years
Mark T. Smucker, formerly the president of U.S. retail coffee, was named president of consumer and natural foods. Smucker has 17 years of experience with the company.
Vincent C. Byrd was promoted to vice chairman, a newly created position. Byrd and David West will lead the integration of recently acquired Big Heart Pet Brands. West was named president of Big Heart.
“The executive promotions announced today, along with the talented teams that support them, continue to provide family leadership and broad manage- ment continuity, while also adding new talent to our leadership team,” said Richard Smucker, c.e.o.
“This leadership team has a proven track record of growing brands and businesses and continues our history of strong succession to ensure our company’s long-term growth,” he said.