Meals Business Veteran Tapped to Lead Maker of America’s Favourite Mashed Potatoes
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, February 11, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Idahoan Meals, LLC. at present introduced that its Board of Administrators has appointed Dale Clemiss as Chief Govt Officer efficient March 7, 2022. Throughout his 30-year profession, Clemiss formed iconic manufacturers and consumer-favorite meals, together with Campbell’s® Chunky® soup, Swanson® broth, Prego® sauce, Birds Eye®, and Marie Callender’s® frozen meals.
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Dale Clemiss, Idahoan Chief Govt Officer (Photograph: Enterprise Wire)
Most not too long ago, he served as President – Frozen and Refrigerated for Conagra Manufacturers, the place he led the launch or enlargement of platforms for rising manufacturers corresponding to Gardein™ and Earth Stability® in addition to grew established manufacturers corresponding to Hunt’s® and Wholesome Alternative®. Throughout his 5 years with the corporate, he additionally led the Grocery and Snacks Division, an entrepreneur-inspired Connoisseur Meals crew and the mixing of a number of acquisitions.
Clemiss joined Conagra Manufacturers from Campbell Soup Firm, the place he served in advertising, gross sales and innovation roles throughout the corporate’s foodservice and retail divisions. Because the Vice President of the corporate’s Soup, Sauce & Meals enterprise, he led a reinvigoration and modernization of the portfolio, attracting new shoppers to key classes and rising utilization in current segments. Throughout his 25 years with Campbell, Clemiss additionally led foodservice, enterprise improvement and innovation in Canada and the corporate’s European and Australian markets.
“In his in depth profession within the meals business, Dale has been profitable at rising current manufacturers, accelerating innovation and launching new product traces,” mentioned Wealthy Porter, Idahoan Board Chair. “His expertise will serve Idahoan effectively.”
“Idahoan® has lengthy been identified for bringing top quality 100% REAL Idaho potatoes to shoppers in quite a lot of recipes and codecs,” mentioned Clemiss. “I’m excited in regards to the development alternatives forward as we proceed to innovate and develop our function in meals and past.”
Idahoan® has been acknowledged for its innovation and shopper loyalty. In 2019, Idahoan Household Measurement Mashed Potatoes was named Product of the Yr on the planet’s largest consumer-voted award receiving prime honors within the aspect dish class. The respect comes from a survey of 40,000 shoppers carried out by Kantar, a worldwide chief in shopper analysis. Moreover, Idahoan continues to be America’s Favourite Mashed Potatoes as confirmed by IRI gross sales information 52 weeks ending January 23rd, 2022.
Initially from Canada, Clemiss has referred to as the US residence for the final 17 years and can relocate to Idaho Falls from Chicago this spring.
About Idahoan Meals, LLC.
Combining a full-service community of execs from subject to fork, Idahoan® is a number one producer of value-added merchandise. Its potato processing vegetation and nationally acknowledged retail, foodservice and warehouse membership manufacturers of merchandise together with its shut relationship with its growers, permit Idahoan Meals to ship superior high quality and worth to its prospects. For extra info go to www.idahoan.com. Observe Idahoan Meals on Fb and Twitter.
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