RACINE, WIS. —Butter Buds Inc. has named Ray Apuzzo as its industrial domestic sales manager.

Apuzzo will oversee and manage sales operations on the East Coast, according to the company.

He joins the company from Henry Broch & Co., where he most recently was Midwest regional sales manager. He was sales manager for New Royal Distribution, US Foods, Bismarck Food Service and PepsiCo. He also was an account executive at Sysco. He joined Henry Broch & Co. in June 2022 as director of industrial sales.

Earlier, he was sales manager for major retail grocery at New Royal Distribution.

“The team at Butter Buds is excited to welcome Ray Apuzzo as our new industrial domestic sales manager,” said Michael Ivey, national sales director at Butter Buds Inc. “Ray has an extensive career within the food industry and is a proven sales leader. His years of business development experience, sales and operations management, as well as knowledge of functional ingredients, make him a strong addition to our team.”