Article Date 05/02/2019

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BakeMark appoints new Vice President of Branch Development & Manufacturing

Source Cision NewsWire

BakeMark announces today the appointment of John Kupniewski as its new Vice President of Branch Development & Manufacturing, effective February 4, 2019. 

John brings over 30 years of experience in plant operations and manufacturing. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Supply Chain at CSM Bakery Solutions, where he was responsible for the strategic development and day-to-day operations of CSM's manufacturing and supply chain organizations in North America. His experience also includes working with companies such as Safeway, Bimbo Bakeries and Ralphs, in various plant operations and manufacturing leadership roles. In addition to leading Manufacturing for BakeMark, he will also oversee the Los Angeles branch, including Sales, Procurement and Operations. John served in the U.S. Air Force for four years, where he also studied Political Science at the Community College of the Air Force.

"John's leadership experience and expertise in overseeing plant operations and manufacturing will be a very valuable addition to our team. I look forward to expanding and strengthening our manufacturing footprint and capabilities under John's leadership, in support of our mission to deliver opportunities for success to our customers and stakeholders," said Gary Schmidt, President & CEO of BakeMark.

This news follows BakeMark's recent additions to their senior executive team, all a part of their growth and expansion strategies under the ownership of Pamplona Capital Management.

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