General Mills, Inc., a leading food manufacturer, has named Burdette Beckmann, Inc. Midwest, its Convenience Specialty Markets Broker of the Year in the West for fiscal 2013 and Golick Martins, Inc., its Convenience Specialty Markets Broker of the Year in the East for Fiscal 2013. The award was based on delivering outstanding results, strategic business development and increased customer intimacy, resilience and overall market success.
Additionally, Burdette Beckmann, Inc. Northeast and JJ Cardi & Associates, were presented with the Broker Special Achievement Awards for Fiscal 2013. The award was given to these two brokerages for their strong adaptability, resilience, results, and ability to exemplify General Mills’ core competency of integrity within the marketplace.
A special presentation and award ceremony was held April 24 at the Wynn Hotel & Casino during the NAMA One Show in Las Vegas, Nev. General Mill’s West Regional Sales Manager, Mark Kelley presented Greg White of Burdette Beckmann, Inc. with the General Mills, Inc. West Broker of the Year Award for Fiscal 2013 and Joe Cardi, Ray Fantozzi, and Steve Widmeyer of JJ Cardi & Associates with the General Mills, Inc. West Broker Special Achievement Award for Fiscal 2013. General Mill’s East Regional Sales Manager, Cyndi Brodt, presented Joe Lanzilli and Brian Mallahan of Golick Martins, Inc. East Broker of the Year Award for Fiscal 2013 and Jeff Terban of Burdette Beckmann, Inc. East Broker Special Achievement Award for Fiscal 2013. According to General Mills, the devotion and support that these brokers provided to its business with was crucial to General Mills’ ability to drive business forward within the vending industry in fiscal 2013.
“We thank Burdette Beckmann, Inc., Golick Martins, Inc., and JJ Cardi & Associates for supporting our strong brands,” said Josh Kraft, business planning manager — convenience special markets, General Mills, in a prepared statement, “and we congratulate them on their outstanding performance and dedication in fiscal 2013!”