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President, COO of Fresh Del Monte to step down

Hani El-Naffy, president and chief operating officer of Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., has announced plans to step down from his role early next year. He will remain a member of the company’s board of directors. The company said it will move forward with implementing a...

Two step up at General Mills

Jonathon J. Nudi has been named senior vice-president and president of U.S. Retail at General Mills, Inc., succeeding Jeff Harmening, who was promoted in June to president and chief operating officer of General Mills.  Bethany C. Quam will replace Mr. Nudi as senior...

Dean Foods sets succession plan for CEO

Dean Foods Co. has unveiled a succession plan for its top leadership. As part of that plan, Ralph Scozzafava, executive vice-president and chief operating officer, will succeed Gregg A. Tanner as the company’s chief executive officer and as a member of the company’s...

Hormel CEO to Retire

Jeffrey M. Ettinger will retire as chief executive officer of Hormel Foods Corp. on Oct. 30. He will continue to serve as chairman of the board. James P. Snee, currently president and chief operating officer, has been named to succeed Mr. Ettinger as CEO. Read full...

Sierra Nevada Names Jeff White COO

Sierra Nevada Brewing yesterday named Jeff White as the company’s first chief operating officer. White, who began with the Chico, Calif.-based craft brewery in 2013 as its systems integration director, will bring more than 30 years of brewing industry experience to...

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RSL Communications helps marketing services companies target the Consumer Packaged Goods industry.

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BrandBASE

BrandBASE is the #1 database of the CPG industry. It’s the ONLY database focused strictly on the Consumer Packaged Goods companies – food and beverage, HBA, household, beer, wine, liquor, pet, and tobacco and e-cigarettes.  It covers the big boys, second and third tier companies, regional players and even start-ups. BrandBASE does a deep dive into marketing/brand management, headquarter and regional sales, and much more.

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Partnership Source

Collaboration is the heart of Partnership Source. The mission of Partnership Source is to bring brands together to make each partner’s marketing efforts more successful than if they were working independently. Partnership Source helps stretch marketing budgets while optimizing the effectiveness of marketing and promotion campaigns. Contact: Mike Burnette, (917) 776-4199 or mike@partnershipsource.com.

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Most companies do not have a process for generating new business – you need the right talent, time and a dedicated process. Prospect Link can jump-start your sales and help broaden your customer base by qualifying prospects that need your services. Prospect Link focuses on generating quality leads and meetings, finding new clients using a customized, highly targeted new business prospecting process and provide more opportunities that will grow your business. Prospect Link does what it takes to get past gatekeepers, identify prospects, uncover needs and queue up prospects up for a close. Contact: Tim O’Krongly, Prospect Link, (201) 572-4448 or tokrongly@prospectlink.biz. www.prospectlink.biz

Samurai Business Group

Samurai Business Group has created a proven sales, business development, sales management training, and coaching model – Samurai Sales Mastery. Their proprietary coaching methods have immediate and profound effect that helps both companies and organizations increase business opportunities, shorten buying cycles, close more profitable sales and create customer evangelists. Samurai has trained and coached many professionals that have doubled their business within a year. Contact: Bob Lambert, Samurai Sales Mastery, (312) 863-8580 or r.lambert@samuraibizgrp.com. www.samuraibizgrp.com

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Bob Leonard

Bob Leonard

President & Founder

Bob Leonard is the President & Founder of RSL Communications, Inc. He created BrandBASE, the database focused strictly on the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and also publishes PromotionLINK. He lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife and two rescue cats.

Tracy Collins

Tracy Collins

Researcher

Tracy Collins has been a researcher for RSL Communications, Inc. since 2008 and enjoys learning more about the smaller, independent microbreweries and liquor companies. She lives in Arlington Heights, IL with her three children, two dogs, and one cat.

Heather Kufner

Heather Kufner

Researcher

Heather is is a researcher for RSL Communications. She was previously a sales and marketing manager for a global cosmetic company, an outside sales account executive for a local newspaper and an inside rep for a local Fox affiliate. She lives in Fairview, TN with her husband and two children.

Cristin Murray

Cristin Murray

Researcher

Cristin is a researcher for RSL Communications. She enjoys researching and learning about products she encounters in her own life as a consumer. She has previous experience in contract documentation and administration. She and her husband are avid travelers and live in Schaumburg, IL.

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