August 20, 2014 9:19 PM ET

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Company Overview of Sargento Foods Inc.

Company Overview

Sargento Foods Inc. operates a cheese company. It engages in producing, packing, and marketing shredded, sliced, and snack cheeses; and cheese appetizers, ingredients, sauces, and other culinary solutions. The company operates through consumer products, food service, food ingredients, and culinary solutions divisions. Its consumer products division activities include packaging and marketing shredded, sliced, snack, and specialty cheeses; and food service division operates as a producer of custom cheese products, such as sliced and shredded cheeses, and breaded appetizers that are tailor-made to the specifications of various restaurant chains. The company’s food ingredients division provides ...

One Persnickety Place

Plymouth, WI 53073

United States

Founded in 1953

Phone:

920-893-8484

Fax:

920-893-8399

Key Executives for Sargento Foods Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President of Information Technology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sargento Foods Inc. Key Developments

Sargento Foods Names Ogilvy & Mather Chicago as Agency of Record

Ogilvy & Mather Chicago has been selected as the advertising agency of record for Sargento Foods Inc. Ogilvy Chicago began work for Sargento Foods in January 2014 after a competitive review. The Chicago agency will be responsible for handling strategic and integrated creative duties across the Sargento consumer product portfolio.

Sargento Foods, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Lou Gentine, chief executive officer of Sargento Foods Inc. since 1981, has announced that he will retire as CEO at the end of 2013. Gentine will remain chairman of the board, which voted to promote Louie Gentine, to succeed as the top executive.

Sargento Foods, Inc. Announces the Executive Changes

Sargento Foods, Inc. announced that the company has promoted Bill Schaeffer to vice president of sales in its food ingredients division and hired Melanie Milslagle as consumer insights manager in its consumer products division.

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