A new Chief will be entering the fold as MamaMancini’s Holdings recently tapped Anthony J. Gruber. Effective September 19, 2022, Gruber will join the prepared foods provider’s C-suite as the new Chief Financial Officer.
“I am thrilled to be appointed as CFO at a significant inflection point in the growth trajectory of MamaMancini’s. Having recently completed a large acquisition as well as a strategic investment, positioning our internal controls and financial systems for the next leg of growth will be of the utmost importance,” Gruber commented. “To that end, I look forward to partnering with Adam [Michaels], the senior leadership team, and our finance team as we execute on our strategic and financial priorities to create long-term value for our shareholders.”
Gruber brings proven capabilities in global financial management and operations with a strong background in financial analytics, controls, banking relationships, margin enhancement, and cash flow management, noted the press release. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer at De’Longhi America, an Italian small appliance manufacturer, leading a team in support of the 120-employee, $400 million North American subsidiary.
Prior to that, Gruber also served as CFO at Richemont North America, a Switzerland-based luxury goods company with 2020 revenues of $2 billion, leading a team of 85 people and responsible for all aspects of finance for the organization.
“Anthony is an experienced financial executive with a strategic management mindset to support the MamaMancini’s family of companies as we enter the next phase of growth,” said Adam Michaels, newly appointed Chief Executive Officer. “As we begin to transform MamaMancini’s into a national deli solutions company, we welcome him to the position and are very pleased to have someone of his caliber and financial skill set serve as our CFO.”
The new CFO will be bringing a BS in Accounting from the University of Bridgeport to his position. Gruber is also a Certified Public Accountant.
“I’m confident that Anthony’s demonstrated success restructuring financial operations, coupled with his experience leading teams across diverse industries, will help us deliver improved margins and financial controls for our shareholders. His expertise in managing a portfolio of brands will also help us accelerate our aspirations to become a one-stop-shop solution for our deli partners,” concluded Michaels.
Congratulations to Anthony Gruber on his next journey!