Webb to e.v.p., c.o.o. of Farmer Bros. Co.
March 06, 2008
by Keith Nunes
TORRANCE, CALIF. — Drew H. Webb has been named executive vice-president and chief operating officer for Farmer Bros. Co., a coffee roaster that sells coffee and allied products to the food service and private label markets. For the past 12 years Mr. Webb has been a consultant to the food industry. Prior to establishing his consultancy, Mr. Webb was a senior vice-president with ConAgra Foods, Inc., and general manager of the Vitality Beverage System.
"We saw Drew’s talents firsthand when he assisted us with the integration of Coffee Bean International and feel very fortunate that he’s agreed to join our team," said Rocky Laverty, president and chief executive officer.
Mr. Webb will report to Mr. Laverty. He will be responsible for sales, marketing and corporate development.