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MamaMancini’s Appoints Adam L. Michaels as Chief Executive Officer; Carl Wolf Comments

MamaMancini’s Appoints Adam L. Michaels as Chief Executive Officer; Carl Wolf Comments

Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

MamaMancini's Holdings has welcomed a new Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, as Adam L. Michaels has stepped up to the role. On September 6, current CEO Carl Wolf will retire and Michaels’ appointment will become effective.

Adam L. Michaels, Incoming Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, MamaMancini’s“I was drawn to MamaMancini’s origin story, its high-quality, great-tasting products, and its strong retail customer relationships. MamaMancini’s innovative product portfolio is well-positioned to capitalize on the evolving consumer habits post-COVID,” commented Michaels. “Carl’s tenure and achievements as CEO have positioned the company with a national distribution network and incredible penetration across retail channels. This progress, paired with exciting product innovation and accretive acquisitions, has positioned the Company for continued success in the years to come. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with our leadership team to lead MamaMancini’s into the next exciting phase in its growth trajectory.”

As explained in a press release, Michaels is an experienced food industry executive and former management consultant with broad expertise in transforming consumer-focused companies. Over the past nine years, Michaels has held numerous roles of increasing responsibility at Mondelēz International, where he occupied positions in Supply Chain, Commercial Sales and Marketing, and Strategy.

Effective September 6, current MamaMancini's Chief Executive Officer Carl Wolf will retire and Adam L. Michaels will step into the role

Prior to his time with Mondelēz, Michaels served as Principal at management consulting firm Booz & Company for seven years, where he specialized in the Food & Beverage sector.

Following Michaels’ transition to CEO and member of the Board of Directors, Wolf will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Carl Wolf, Chairman and Outgoing Chief Executive Officer, MamaMancini's“We are privileged to have an executive of Adam’s tenure take the reigns as CEO, bringing a deep understanding of the food industry and an impressive track record of achievements at Mondelēz,” said Wolf. “He has a clear passion for consumer needs and a deep understanding of the full food and beverage value chain. His experience across channels and store aisles fits well with the next phase of our business, as we seek to accelerate the company’s growth through innovation and M&A. His early career foundation in operations and proven achievements in margin control and management, along with his leadership in sourcing emerging brands, will be critical to our ambitions for the future. Adam will be instrumental in leading us as we move on to our next stage as a national platform company.”

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