Schwan’s Consumer Brands: promotes new president

Marshall / MN. (sfc) The Schwan Food Company announced that Kevin McAdams has been promoted to the position of president of Schwan´s Consumer Brands Inc. He will report directly to Chief Executive Dimitrios Smyrnios and serve on the company´s executive committee. As president, McAdams is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the subsidiary. «Kevin is a proven leader in the food and beverage industry, and I am excited that he has accepted his new role with our company. Since joining Schwan´s Consumer Brands, he has made an immediate impact with his dedication to teamwork and by exhibiting an enthusiasm that is second to none», Smyrnios said. «He carries a strong belief in building strong, talented and aligned teams that are committed to delivering excellent service to our customers and quality foods for consumers». McAdams has an extensive background in general management, strategic planning, sales and business development, as well as more than 20 years of leadership experience in the food and beverage industry. He joined Schwan´s Consumer Brands in early 2014 as vice president of direct-store delivery and sales execution.

Bynum Joins Schwan´s Food Service as president

Marshall / MN. (01.22. / sfc) Trevor Bynum joined the Schwan Food Company on January 27 as president of Schwan´s Food Service Inc., bringing proven leadership, general management and marketing experience from the food industry. Bynum is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the Schwan subsidiary. He leads a team dedicated to providing high-quality products and service to the company´s food-service customers, including schools, universities, restaurants, health-care facilities and convenience stores. «We are excited to have Trevor join our team as he has an impressive history and experience achieving market share gains and profitable growth», said Schwan´s Chief Executive Dimitrios Smyrnios in a news release from January. «He has a proven record of leading successful, growth-driven teams in multiple channels within the food industry, and he has shown a passionate commitment to exceeding the expectations of customers». Bynum most recently served as the vice president and general manager of WhiteWave Foods Channels, where he was responsible for business with food-service customers as well as club, drug and discount stores. He has also held leadership, general management and marketing roles with other WhiteWave Foods divisions and with General Mills.

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