Job of CEO - West Coast Snack Food Company

Posted by Ginni Garner on Mar 16 2011

We are looking for a CEO/CMO to lead the management team of a California based, $25M revenue snack food company. The ideal person will have a background that includes a C level or senior sales/marketing role in the ready to eat salty snacks arena (e.g. chips, nuts, pretzel, popcorn). In addition the following attributes are desirable:

1.       Has built and managed a brand.

2.       Has experience with retail grocery and C store distribution to the mass market (dealing with independent distributors and direct sales)

3.       Has product development experience

4.       Has led teams and managed a P&L

5.       Has an entrepreneurial drive

6.       Has spent some time at one of the national companies – e.g. frito lay, nestle, kraft, blue diamond, emerald, etc.

7.       Experience merging and integrating companies and/or business units

It’s a very compelling and unique opportunity for the right person and an opportunity to work with private equity and a well connected board to grow the company to $100M both through organic growth and acquisitions. The person will also have the ability to co-invest and get a meaningful chunk of equity.

Please send resumes and inquires to:

Topics: natural products, executive, ceo jobs

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