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IDDBA Announces its New Lineup of Officers and Directors

IDDBA Announces its New Lineup of Officers and Directors


MADISON, WI
Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

The 2016/17 Officers and Board of Directors for the International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association™ (IDDBA) have been elected and announced.

Among those to lead the association this year are:

Jewel Hunt, Group Vice President Bakery, Albertsons Companies

Jewel Hunt, Group Vice President Bakery, Albertsons Companies

Hunt, who has served on the Board of Directors since 2010, was elected the association’s Chairman of the Board. She has been involved in many committees, as well as leading strategic initiatives, merchandising, and marketing for Albertsons/Safeway.

John Cheesman, Vice President BusinessDevelopment, Clyde’s Donuts

John Cheesman, Vice President Business Development, Clyde’s Donuts

With 10 years of experience on the Board of Directors, the past three as Executive Committee Member, Cheesman moved up from Vice Chairman to Chairman for this past year, and will continue to serve on the Board of Directors as Past Chairman.


Additional new officers for the 2016/17 year include:

  • Executive Vice Chairman–Erik Waterkotte, Sr. Director of Sales, Columbus Craft Meats
  • Vice Chairman–Rick Findlay, Global Executive Coordinator of Grocery, Whole Foods Market, Inc.
  • Treasurer–Gaetano Auricchio, Executive Vice President, BelGioioso Cheese Inc.

You can find additional industry leaders elected to serve, including three-year terms and other board members, in the official announcement here.

Keep checking in with Deli Market News as we continue to follow the latest announcement from the association leading up to the big show next June, this time taking place in Anaheim, CA, and beyond.

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