Haworth joins Sweet Success board of directors

by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
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SAN ANTONIO — Former Wal-Mart chief operating officer Jim Haworth has agreed to join the Sweet Success Enterprises Inc. board of directors.

Mr. Haworth spent more than two decades at Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc., most recently as executive vice-president and c.o.o. for Wal-Mart Stores. He had direct responsibility for more than 1,500 Wal-Mart Stores and 1,300 Supercenters until leaving the company in December 2004.

He starts a two-year term with Sweet Success Enterprises in January.

"I am looking forward to the new opportunity of helping build a company with promising products into a top-of-class operation," Mr. Haworth said.

Most recently, Mr. Haworth has been engaged with his consulting firm, Business Decisions Inc.

His agreement with Sweet Success Enterprises includes working to help the company place its nutritious beverage products in national mass merchants.

"We’ve tirelessly worked to piece together a top team of professionals to help launch our plans at Sweet Success, and every one of us is proud to welcome Jim on board," said Bill Gallagher, chairman and chief executive officer of Sweet Success Enterprises Inc. "His insight will be invaluable as we work to grow into our target markets."

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