Hormel Names CEO for CytoSport Brand

Hormel Foods Corp. has named Lisa Selk chief executive officer of CytoSport, the sports nutrition company and maker of Muscle Milk premium protein products.

Selk will steer the CytoSport enterprise as it continues to focus on new product innovation and expanded distribution of its sports nutrition products. Selk brings more than 20 years of experience building consumer packaged food brands including Skippy peanut butter.

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Dr Pepper Snapple shuffles leadership team

Three have stepped up at Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), initiating a leadership shuffle. Jaxie Alt has been named executive vice-president of human resources for Dr Pepper Snapple. She previously was senior vice-president of marketing for the company, leading brand marketing and activation for the Dr Pepper brand as well as 7UP, A&W and Sunkist. Andrew Springate has been named senior vice-president and chief marketing officer of DPS. Mr. Springate has been with the company since 2000. Succeeding Mr. Springate, Jason Butter has been named senior vice-president and general manager of the Coca-Cola Affiliated Sales Organization (CASO).

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Rosenfeld to retire as CEO Mondelez International

Irene Rosenfeld will step down as chief executive officer of Mondelez International, Inc. in November. At that time Dirk Van de Put, the former c.e.o. of McCain Foods, a privately held Canadian frozen food manufacturer with sales of approximately $7.3 billion, will take the reins of the global snack maker.

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McCain Foods promotes Koeune to president, CEO

The board of directors of McCain Foods Ltd. has approved the appointment of Max Koeune to the role of president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 1. Mr. Koeune will succeed Dirk Van de Put, who is leaving McCain after seven years to become c.e.o. of Mondelez International. Mr. Koeune will assume the role of c.e.o.-designate with immediate effect, and then the role of president and c.e.o. in November 2017.

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