San Diego – The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) elected new officers and directors to its board during its annual meeting at the 2019 AFFI Frozen Food Convention (AFFI-CON) in San Diego.
The newly-elected AFFI officers are: Mike McEvoy of Sargento Foods as chair; Meghan Swan of J.R. Simplot Co. as chair elect; and Shawn Campbell of NORPAC as immediate past chair.
McEvoy is the executive vice president of operations for Sargento Foods, a family-owned company based in Wisconsin with 2,200 employees and net sales of $1.4 billion. Sargento manufactures and markets shredded, sliced and snack natural cheese products, as well as frozen appetizers, ingredients and sauces.
The nine board members elected today are: Tracey Beck of Conagra Brands; Doug Carlson of Tommy’s Superfoods; Kurt Deibel of Kraft Heinz; Angelo Fallucca of Palermo Villa; Jordan Greenberg of B&G Foods; Julia Sabin of The J.M. Smucker Company; Tony Shurman of Wyman’s; Meghan Swan of J.R. Simplot Co; and Glen Tellock of Lakeside Foods.
“On behalf of the American Frozen Food Institute, I’m honored to welcome these frozen food and beverage leaders,” said Bodor. “Each individual brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, which will contribute to AFFI’s strategic priorities of advancing food safety, advocating for frozen and boosting category performance.”