La Crosse, WI, April 30, 2015 – Agropur Ingredients recently announced the following promotions and structural developments within the Business Unit Ingredients.
Mike Homewood, Vice President of Sales, will assume all sales responsibilities for the business unit. Mr. Homewood will now have five direct reports, which include Rob Hollnagel Jr., Terese O’Neill, Carla Fabian, Gerry Buescher, and Krysta Sunne.
As Contract Manufacturing - Director of Sales, Rob Hollnagel Jr will direct Sports Nutrition, Contract Blending, Contract Packaging, and Contract Agglomeration sales areas.
Terese O’Neill will lead the sales segments of Frozen Dessert, Bakery Ingredients Ingredient Distribution and Cheese Ingredients within her role of Ingredients – Director of Sales.
Within the scope of Carla Fabian’s role as Health & Wellness – Director of Sales she will oversee the sales segment of Beverage Ingredients. The unit’s marketing department which is led by recently named Marketing & Communications Manager, Corrie Reilly, will also report into Mrs. Fabian.
New Business Development activities will be managed by Gerry Buescher who was promoted to this Director position to assist in the development of new branded ingredients. Rebecca Dulek will be transferring into this newly formed team under Mr. Buescher as New Business Development – Account Manager.
Krysta Sunne, Customer Sales Supervisor, manages the company’s sales support team which interacts with all sales focus groups.
Additionally, Jill Rippe, the company’s longstanding Director of R&D, has joined the Management Committee for the Unit.