Irwin to c.e.o. at Welch's
January 30, 2009
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
CONCORD, MASS. — Brad Irwin has been named president and chief executive officer of Welch’s effective Feb. 16.
"The addition of Brad Irwin as president and chief executive officer comes during an important time for Welch’s," said Joe Falcone, chairman of the board and president of National Grape Cooperative, Inc. "We’re continuing to build relevance with consumers. Brad’s experience with other consumer-based brands and proven organizational leadership will be crucial in helping drive our business forward successfully."
Mr. Irwin was most recently president of Cadbury Adams North America, the confectionery business unit of Cadbury Schweppes. Previous to that, he spent 20 years with Procter & Gamble.