ORRVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) (the "Company" or "Smucker") today announced the election of Joseph Stanziano to corporate officer and the promotions of corporate officers, Kevin G. Jackson and David J. Lemmon.
The Company's Board of Directors approved the following changes, effective August 5, 2017:
- Joseph Stanziano has been elected to corporate officer and will assume the role of Senior Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Foods. He will also join the Company Executive Leadership Team. Mr. Stanziano is currently Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods. He has been with the Company for 20 years.
- Kevin G. Jackson will assume the role of Senior Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales and Market Development Organization. Mr. Jackson, who was appointed corporate officer in January 2014, will also join the Company Executive Leadership Team. He has been with the Company for 15 years in leadership positions within the Consumer Foods, Coffee, and Foodservice businesses, most recently in the role of Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales and Market Development Organization.
- David J. Lemmon will assume the role of President, Canada and International, and U.S. Away From Home. Mr. Lemmon currently heads the Canada and International business and will add the Away From Home (formerly Foodservice) division to his responsibilities, with ownership of the entire reportable segment. Mr. Lemmon was appointed corporate officer in April 2012 and has been with the Company for 23 years.
Mr. Lemmon will continue to report directly to Mark T. Smucker, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stanziano and Mr. Jackson will continue to report to Steven Oakland, Vice Chair and President, U.S. Food and Beverage.
"We are very pleased to recognize the contributions of Joe, Kevin, and Dave to our Company. They have significant business responsibilities and are outstanding leaders and role models," said Mark Smucker, Chief Executive Officer. "They embody our unique culture and we are excited to have them play even more significant roles in the continued growth of The J.M. Smucker Company."