Fonterra appoints v.p. of category development
May 11, 2010
by Keith Nunes
CHICAGO — Troy Hudgson has been named vice-president of category development for Fonterra Ingredients, North America, a division of the Fonterra Co-operative Group, Auckland City, New Zealand. Mr. Hudgson will work from the company’s office in Chicago and oversee the regional growth strategies for product categories such as bars and snack foods, ingredients for cheese, cheese for meals, cultured foods, pediatric nutrition, organics and functional beverages.
Mr. Hudgson is transitioning from his role as the marketing and channel development manager for Fonterra’s Global Foodservice division, and will report directly to Martin Bates, president of Fonterra Ingredients North America.
Prior to his food service role at Fonterra, Mr. Hudgson worked in business development at Genesis Research and Development, and CSIRO Health Sciences and Nutrition in Australia.