BERKELEY, CALIF. — Chris Hall has been named chief financial officer at Sovos Brands, parent company of Noosa Yoghurt, Rao’s Homemade and Michael Angelo’s.

Mr. Hall joins Sovos from Woodbolt Distribution L.C.C., where he was c.f.o. Before that, he held several leadership positions at PepsiCo. He helped create PepsiCo Foods Canada, which merged the Frito-Lay and Quaker Foods businesses when he was c.f.o. for Frito-Lay Canada. He also was c.f.o. for Quaker Foods North America, as well as Sabra Dipping Company, a joint venture between PepsiCo and Strauss Group.

“Chris joins Sovos Brands at an exciting time of growth and transformation,” said Todd Lachman, president and chief executive officer of Sovos Brands. “His long running career in financial leadership and the food industry is a tremendous asset in powering our plans to build a portfolio of premium, on-trend brands with high-quality products and significant growth opportunities.”