Snacks & Candy

SNAC International Extends All Officer Terms

Trade group embraces continuity following turbulent year
SNAC International

ARLINGTON, Va. — To ensure continuity and stability after a turbulent year, SNAC International members unanimously voted to extend the terms of all Executive Committee officers and Associate Executive Council (AEC) members by one year.

SNAC (Snacking, Nutrition and Convenience) International—formerly Snack Food Association—is an international trade association for the snack industry representing more than 400 companies worldwide, including suppliers, marketers and manufacturers.

Rob Sarlls, president and CEO of Wyandot, remains chairman of the board, and David Read, senior vice president–sales at Printpack, continues as AEC president.

“I speak for the entire SNAC membership in expressing heartfelt gratitude to all of these volunteer leaders for their willingness and enthusiasm in extending their service to the snack industry,” said Elizabeth Avery, president and CEO, SNAC International. “Their guidance throughout the past year has ensured that our members gained maximum value from the association’s three pillars of advocacy, education and networking.”

Additionally, SNAC members voted four new directors-at-large to serve on the Board of Directors:

  • Héctor De La Barreda, president, Amplify Snack Brands
  • Mio Sakata, president and COO, Calbee North America
  • Kraig Rawls, CEO, Warnock Food Products
  • Tina Hacker, specialty powders sales manager, Land O’ Lakes Inc.

Click here for a full list of the group’s board and AEC members.

SNAC International, Arlington, Va., is planning its annual main event, SNAXPO 2021, to be held Aug. 22-24 in Charlotte, N.C. SNAXPO is a vertically integrated supply chain trade show for the snack industry.

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