November 23, 2011 (Rock Island, Ill.) – Doug Davidson, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, recently announced that John Hoffmann will join the company as Regional Sales Manager, Western Region, on Dec.1.
“John is a seasoned professional in the food industry,” says Davidson. “His impressive career and excellent reputation with the largest retailers in the country assure he has the tools needed to be a stellar member of our team.”
Prior to joining Hill & Valley, John served as a National Account Manager for Ralcorp Frozen Dough, Inc. Previous to his tenure at Ralcorp, John worked as Senior Territory Manager for General Mills Bakeries & Foodservice.
“Hill & Valley values excellence in product quality. They are committed to nimble and responsive customer service. I am excited to join the team,” says Hoffmann.
Hoffmann resides in Vancouver, WA with his wife and son. He was educated at the American Institute of Baking and Dunwoody Institute.
“John’s hire is just one step in an overall strategy to strengthen our focus on sales and marketing,” states Davidson. “We have an excellent team, and now it’s one person stronger.”
Davidson is also a recent hire for the organization. Scott Florence, Hill & Valley’s President and CEO, announced in September that Davidson had filled the newly created role of Executive Vice President.
“We are growing our team to meet our business’ needs, including the roll out of new product lines and expanding the number of nationwide retailers carrying Hill & Valley products,” says Florence.
Prior to joining Hill & Valley, Davidson was President of California-based XLNT Foods Corp. and Jacques Gourmet/Miss Meringue. Earlier in his career, he resided in Illinois and held roles including Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Parco Foods as well as Vice President for Orval Kent Food, where he led the company’s growth from $30 million to more than $200 million.
Rounding out the sales team is Jim Rasmussen, Director of National Accounts for the organization, and James Woods, Regional Sales Manager, Northern Region. Amy Behning is the organization’s Director of Marketing. April Adamson is the Customer Service Manager.
Contact your team
Doug Davidson, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Anna Renkosiak, Marketing Manager
April Adamson, Manager, Customer Service
Jim Rasmussen, Director of National Accounts
Rob Clark, Director of Business Development
James Woods, Regional Sales Manager, Northern Region
About Hill & Valley
Hill & Valley is a premium producer of sugar-free and no-sugar-added, baked sweet goods (e.g. pies, cakes, cookies and muffins) and is located in Rock Island, IL. With nationwide distribution via most of the largest retail supermarket chains in America, H&V ranks as the country’s largest bakery dedicated solely to the production of products exclusively for the diabetic market. H&V is also a proud sponsor of the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out Walk to Fight Diabetes. Learn more about H&V and its products by visiting its Web site: www.hillandvalley.net.