J.W. Allen Adds Sales Slot
ndo O. Garcia has joined J.W. Allen & Co. here as director of international sales, a new position.
In this role, Garcia directs sales efforts for the bakery supplier from a new office located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. His market includes Mexico, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, and Central and South America. He reports to Mark Richard, division vice president.
Prior to joining J.W. Allen, Garcia worked for 10 years with Pennant Foods in Chicago, most recently as district manager.
Bunge Names GM For Foods Group
ST. LOUIS -- Bunge Corp. has named Haywood Solomon senior vice president of Bunge Corp. and general manager of the Bunge Foods Group.
With Bunge since 1980, Solomon's first position was manager of the company's edible-oil refinery in Chattanooga, Tenn. He served most recently as general manager of Bunge Foods' Oil division.
In his new position, Solomon oversees the restructuring of Bunge Foods along functional lines and the relocation of Bunge Foods' executive offices from Rolling Meadows, Ill., to the St. Louis headquarters of its parent company, Bunge Corp.
Solomon succeeds Paul Friedman, who is retiring after eight years as the head of Bunge Foods. Friedman will remain with the company as a consultant during the transition period.