THOMASVILLE, GA. — Harish Ramani has joined Flowers Foods, Inc. as senior vice-president and chief information officer. In this role, Mr. Ramani will lead Flowers’ information technology operations, with a focus on enhancing key business tools and processes.
“Harish is an I.T. executive and business leader with a strong background and valuable experience,” said Steve Kinsey, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer. “As our company moves forward with a multi-year initiative to achieve its strategic goals, I look forward to leveraging his expertise in developing innovative technology solutions to deliver strong value to Flowers Foods.”Mr. Ramani has more than 25 years of I.T. experience and leadership, most recently as global c.i.o. and senior vice-president of Aryzta P.L.C. Prior to Aryzta, he was senior vice-president and global c.i.o. for Constellation Brands. He began his career with ExxonMobil and has held various I.T. leadership positions at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Cadbury Schweppes P.L.C., and Red Bull North America.