WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. -- Robert E. Rich Jr., president of Rich Products Corp., Buffalo, N.Y., was appointed chairman of the Grocery Manufacturers of America at the organization's annual executive conference here last week.
connection with his retirement as Kellogg Co.'s president and chief executive officer.
Other changes in the GMA's board involved Kenneth L. Wolfe, chairman and CEO of Hershey Foods Corp., who became vice chairman; Stephen W. Sanger, chairman and CEO at General Mills, who was named treasurer; and Joe M. Weller, chairman and CEO of Nestle USA, who became secretary.
New to the board are: Carlos Gutierrez, president and CEO of Kellogg; William Wrigley Jr., president and CEO at Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.; Peter Coors, CEO of Coors Brewing Co.; and Barry Beracha, chairman and CEO at Earthgrains Co.