Jackson, Michigan-based Dawn Foods is expanding its North America leadership team with two key appointments. The company has announced the promotion of Becky Loveland to VP of North America strategy and business planning and the appointment of Elena Taylor as VP of national accounts.
Loveland, who previously served as senior director of portfolio and marketing strategy, brings her expertise to the forefront of the company’s growth initiatives. She will lead the planning and execution of transformative efforts to capitalize on strategic opportunities in the region.
Taylor, an experienced sales and marketing professional with a track record at companies including Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson, has been appointed to lead Dawn Foods’ National Accounts team. Taylor will be tasked with developing the North America’s national account sales strategy. Her ability to understand the needs of customers and work with them to identify solutions to help them grow, will help drive significant growth for Dawn and its partners.
“Becky and Elena are both exceptional leaders that understand what our customers are looking for and how Dawn can provide them with the support, insights and strategy to help them grow their business,” said John Schmitz, president, Dawn Foods North America.
“As a business, we are focused on driving growth in bakery ingredients and advancing our position as a global leader in the industry, and I am excited to see the impact they will have on our future success.”
Loveland and Taylor will report to Schmitz and serve on the company’s North America leadership team.
Dawn Foods, a global provider in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution, has more than 4,000 employees globally and provides bakery products to more than 50,000 customers located in more than 100 countries.
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