OAKBROOK TERRACE, ILL. – Nonni’s Foods L.LC., a baked goods manufacturer, has named Brian Hansberry as chief executive officer. Mr. Hansberry is replacing Dave Beré, who is retiring from his role as c.e.o. and will now act as chairman of the board.
Mr. Hansberry was most recently chief marketing officer for North America and vice-president of U.S. gum, confections and mints for the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.
“Brian is a strong leader with an exceptional track record in the food and consumer packaged goods industry,” Mr. Beré said. “Leading Nonni’s Foods and working with the accomplished Nonni’s team throughout my tenure was a great honor, and I am confident Brian will succeed in maintaining the growth and continued success of the Nonni’s business.”
Nonni’s is a manufacturer of specialty cookies and baked goods in North America. The company sells its products under the Nonni’s, Dolce Vita and THINaddictives brands. The company operates four manufacturing plants.
“The Nonni’s brand has great heritage and a loyal customer base that helped secure its spot as a market category leader over several decades,” Mr. Hansberry said. “I look forward to working with the Nonni’s team to continue its success in new product growth and expanding the national presence of our brands on shelves.”