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AdvancePierre Foods Welcomes Tom Lavan as President of the Retail Division

AdvancePierre Foods Welcomes Tom Lavan as President of the Retail Division


CINCINNATI, OH

AdvancePierre Foods is welcoming Tom Lavan as the new president of its Retail division, which sells fully assembled sandwiches and value-added protein products to major grocery chains and club stores nationwide.

With more than 25 years of experience, Tom will be bringing a wealth of knowledge in all facets of sales, marketing, distribution, and new product development with both private label and branded products. He has held leadership positions in a variety of settings, including start-up, private equity-backed and Fortune 50 companies, according to a press release.

For more than 14 years, Tom was also in leadership roles with ConAgra Foods, managing parts of its seafood companies, frozen food company, and leading a $420 million business unit. Most recently, he was the president of Wolfgang Puck Consumer Products Division, managing and growing the Organic/All Natural Wolfgang Puck brand worldwide. Prior to that, he was president and COO of Spartan Foods of America.

Congratulations on your new position at AdvancePierre, Tom!

AdvancePierre Foods

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