ROME, GA. — Steve Goodyear was promoted to president at Summit Hill Foods, Inc.

He brings more than 30 years of experience in sales and marketing and consumer packaged goods leadership to his new role. Mr. Goodyear joined Summit Hill Foods in 2019 as senior vice president of sales and marketing. He held several positions at Nestle Nutrition before that, including vice president of US retail sales and vice president of specialty channels sales. He also was vice president of sales, alternate channels, and director of customer development at Novartis Consumer Health.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in management science from Bridgewater State University.

“Steve's extensive leadership and background in consumer-packaged goods make him the best fit for the role of president of Summit Hill Foods,” said Charlie Stout, interim chief executive officer and chairman of the board at the Rome, Ga.-based company. “During his tenure, he has driven double-digit growth in sales during some of the most challenging times in the company's history. I look forward to seeing how his detailed approach continues to drive growth for the organization.”

Formerly Southeastern Mills, Summit Hill Foods manufactures several nationally distributed retail brands, including Better Than Bouillon and The Original Louisiana Hot Sauce. It also creates custom food solution for food manufacturers, restaurants and retail delis throughout the United States and Canada.