Chief Executive Officer is a highly coveted executive title, and one industry leader has been elevated to this prestigious rank. Woodland Foods has announced that John Buckles will be taking over the role of CEO. Following this appointment, Aram Karapetian will transition to the role of President, Business Development and Culture at Woodland Foods.
Buckles is a seasoned industry ace with over 35 years of expertise in the food, beverage, and consumer products spaces. As a press release stated, Buckles’ remarkable track record of success, coupled with his strategic vision, innovative mindset, and strong leadership acumen, positions him to lead Woodland Foods to new heights of achievement.
This strategic transition also ushers Karapetian into a pivotal new position.
Karapetian will develop promising acquisition opportunities and strategic alliances for Woodland Foods. Over the past 19 years, he has played a pivotal role in driving the company's growth and success.
“With John and Aram in their new roles, combined with our outstanding Executive Leadership Team, which includes Dan Kucera (Chief Financial Officer), Dawn Rasmussen (Chief Revenue Officer), and April Blackmore (Chief Operations Officer), we believe the company is primed to build upon our strengths and accelerate growth,” the supplier shared in its release. “We remain committed to driving value for our customers in the fast-paced and ever-evolving food and consumer products landscape.”
Cheers to both of these leaders on their integral new roles!