Strickland Co. Appoints Kallesen
Strickland Co. here, a service company that specializes in deli-bakery, has appointed Dan Kallesen to the newly created position of director of retail services.
For the past five years, Kallesen had been director of deli-bakery at Harps Food Stores, Springdale, Ark. In that position at Harps, Kallesen has been replaced by Terry Musser [as reported in the June 8 issue of SN.]
In his new post, Kallesen reports to Robert Strickland, president.
The Robert C. Strickland Co. offers services related to merchandising, marketing, packaging, and building profits.
Ozark Salad Co. Names Waltzer
Baxter Springs, Kan. -- Ozark Salad Co. here has named Mark Waltzer vice president of technical services, a new position at the company that combines the departments of research and development and quality assurance.
Among Waltzer's responsibilities will be development of new supermarket fresh meals products, particularly side dishes. He will report to Rick Benward, vice president and general manager.
Prior to this, Waltzer operated his own industry consulting company and had been retained by Ozark on a number of matters.
Before that, he was director of deli and food service merchandising for Eagle Food Centers, Milan, Ill. He began his career as a corporate chef for Marsh Supermarkets, Indianapolis.