NFRA members name Shaw
as president of association
Nov 8, 2010 10:45 AM
The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) has appointed H V “Skip” Shaw Jr as president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Nevin B Montgomery, who has retired after 38 years of service to the association. The announcement was made at NFRA’s 66th annual membership meeting at the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Convention in San Francisco CA.
Shaw joined the organization, then named the National Frozen Food Association, in 1984 as director of membership services. He was promoted to executive vice-president in 1987 and took on additional responsibility as chief operating officer in 2001. Shaw was part of the leadership team when the organization added refrigerated to its membership and was renamed the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association.
NFRA also elected its officers and board of directors for 2010-2011 at the San Francisco gathering. Jeff Thomas, vice-president–sales, Crystal Farms, has been elected NFRA’s chairman of the board.
Other officers sworn in were Dan Maloney, Publix Super Markets, chairman-elect; John Larsen, Safeway Inc, secretary; Ray Tarnowski, Philadelphia Warehouse & Cold Storage, treasurer; Shawn Welch, Sara Lee Food & Beverage, vice-chairman–frozen; and Scott Haws, Land O’Lakes, vice-chairman–refrigerated.
Newly elected to the board were Bob Cronin, Wells’ Dairy Inc; David Epps, Sara Lee Food & Beverage; Ken Gipple, Kraft Foods; Jeff Hall, Nestle Prepared Foods; Chris Hooks, Supervalu Inc; Mike Johnson, Stonyfield Farm Inc; Michael O’Keefe, Advantage Sales & Marketing; Joe Oliveri, Dannon Company; Bobby Ray, Allens Inc; Angela Rosenquist, Boboli International LLC; Brent Sherwin, Schwan’s Consumer Brands; Amy Skalny, Pinnacle Foods Group; Yvonne Turnbough, Pepperidge Farm; and Jim Walsh, H P Hood LLC.
Elected for a second term on the NFRA board were Bill Chadwell, Daisy Brand; and Craig Entwistle, Rich Consumer Brands.
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