Jeremy Adams has been promoted to Executive Director, Category Management. Jeremy led and supported the Category Management team for the past two years. He’s been with KeHE for almost four years and has experience at Jewel Osco, ConAgra, and IRI.
Tim Dornfeld has been promoted to Director, Category Management. Tim will now manage nutrition bars and lead a team of category managers responsible for primarily natural and vertical growth categories, reporting directly to Jeremy Adams. Tim has been with KeHE for close to four years, starting as a category manager with responsibility for pet food, general merchandise, household cleaners, and cocktail mixer categories. Tim most recently managed shelf stable beverages as a senior category manager.
Justin Teten has been promoted to a senior category manager. Justin will add Middle Eastern and European to his currently responsibility – oil, vinegar, Mediterranean, Italian, pasta, and pasta sauce, reporting directly to Chase Leo. Justin has been with KeHE for over three years, starting as a category manager with responsibility for spices, seasonings, pasta, and pasta sauce. Justin has been integral to their International Show expansion and leading our efforts related to regenerative agricultural partnerships.
Jake Morgan has been promoted to a category manager. Jake will manage tea, coffee, nut butter, and jams and preserves, reporting directly to Tabitha Sewell. Jake has been with KeHE for four years, most recently as an associate category manager with responsibility for frozen fruit, vegetables and potato and shelf stable meat and seafood.
Chase Leo has moved to a strategic role within category management, continuing to report directly to Jeremy Adams. Chase will now have senior category managers reporting directly to him. Chase most recently managed nutrition bars while leading a team of category managers responsible primarily for natural and vertical growth categories.
Christina Schmidt will manage soda, water, shelf stable ready-to-drink tea and coffee, and juice, reporting directly to Tim Dornfeld. Christina has been with KeHE for over six years, most recently managing baking, sweeteners, and shelf stable desserts.
Kelly Stockdale will add frozen fruit, vegetables and potato, having all frozen responsibility.
Lynda Glass will add shelf stable meat and seafood to her current responsibility; Hispanic, Tex-Mex, Caribbean, frozen Hispanic, Kosher.
Karen Schulte will manage baking, sweeteners, shelf stable desserts, and spice and seasoning.
Cas Relucio will be taking a role within the growth solutions team supporting Albertsons Safeway. Cas will continue to roadmap with her coffee and tea suppliers throughout the roadmap timeline.
For more information contact PRESENCE’s Senior Distributor Account Executive for KeHE, Kim Kristofer at firstname.lastname@example.org.