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Fachner Elected Board Chairman At J&J Snack Foods Corp.

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Dan Fachner

Last updated on December 4th, 2023 at 05:02 pm

Gerald B. Shreiber, founder of J&J Snack Foods Corp., has decided to transition from his role as chairman of the board.

Dan Fachner, who has served as J&J Snack Foods Corp.’s president and CEO since 2021 and a member of the board of directors since 2022, has been elected to serve as board chairman.

Gerald B. Shreiber headshot
Gerald B. Shreiber

Shreiber will remain a member of the board, serving with the distinction of chairman emeritus of J&J Snack Foods Corp.

“J&J Snack Foods has been an important part of my life for over 50 years, and it will always remain so,” Shreiber said. “I believe that this is the right time for me to transition the chairman role to Dan, and I have full confidence in him and the leadership team at J&J.”

Fachner commented, “Gerry founded J&J Snack Foods Corp. in 1971 and played an instrumental role in our success. Gerry has also been an important figure in my personal career growth. On behalf of our company, I want to thank Gerry for his half a century of leadership.”

About J&J Snack Foods Corp.

Mount Laurel, New Jersey-based J&J Snack Foods Corp. is an innovator in the snack food industry, providing branded snack foods and beverages to foodservice and retail supermarket outlets.

Manufactured and distributed nationwide, the company’s principal products include SuperPretzel, as well as Icee and Slush Puppie frozen beverages, Luigi’s Real Italian Ice, Minute Maid frozen ices, Whole Fruit sorbet and frozen fruit bars, Sour Patch Kids Flavored Ice Pops, Dippin’ Dots ice cream, Hola! Churros and The Funnel Cake Factory funnel cakes and several bakery brands within Daddy Ray’s, Country Home Bakers and Hill & Valley.

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