CHARTWELL NEWS
  • TRIONA SCHMELTER JOINS TREEHOUSE FOODS AS PRESIDENT, MEALS

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Triona Schmelter has joined TreeHouse Foods (NYSE-THS) as President of its Meals Division. Schmelter joins THS from Kraft Foods, where she had served as Vice President – Meals. Schmelter brings to TreeHouse 20 years of P&L, marketing, and innovation experience in the food industry, spending the last 11…

  • DAVID KLAVSONS JOINS GLANBIA PERFORMANCE NUTRITION AS PRESIDENT OF NORTH AMERICA

    Klavsons comes to Glanbia from the HESS Corporation where he was Executive Vice President of Retail Operations. He has a strong background in sales and marketing developed with Kraft Foods, Nabisco and PepsiCo before transitioning to general management responsibilities. Glanbia Performance Nutrition is the country’s leading company in sports nutrition. Best known for the Optimum…

  • JOHN SEBASTIAN JOINS JARDEN AS VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF LIFOAM

    John Sebastian has been appointed Vice President and General Manager of the Lifoam Division at Jarden Corporation. Previously, John spent 12 years with Procter & Gamble in various marketing positions and most recently was the Marketing Director for the North American Personal Care business. He started his career with Accenture as a Consultant. John received…

  • ZACK RUDERMAN JOINS JARDEN CORPORATION AS VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, FIRE BUILDING AND CASUAL ENTERTAINING

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Zack Ruderman as Vice President and General Manager Fire Building and Casual Entertaining at Jarden Corporation. Mr. Ruderman will lead the strategic activities for these two businesses that include household brands such as Diamond and Pine Mountain. Zack was most recently the Director of Marketing for the…

  • Key Bank names Terry Jenkins as President

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Terry Jenkins has recently joined Key Bank as President of Key Private Bank. Prior to joining Key, Mr. Jenkins served as president and CEO, BMO Private Bank U.S.A., and Executive Vice President at BMO Harris Bank National Association. He previously served as head of BMO Harris Private Banking,…

  • Chattahoochee Enterprises, LLC & JW Collection Homes names Sam Sparks as Chief Executive Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce Sam Sparks has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for Chattahoochee Enterprises, LLC and JW Collection Homes based in Atlanta, Georgia. Most recently, Sam served as Division President – Coastal Carolinas at Lennar Homes in Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Clayton Lawrence joins Sound Physicians

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Clayton Lawrence has recently joined Sound Physicians as Regional Vice President of Operations.  Prior to joining Sound Physicians, Clayton spent nine years with IntegriMed America, Inc., most recently as Vice President of Operations–IntegraMed/Vein Clinics of America. Earlier in his career, he worked with Trans Healthcare, Inc., Health Management…

  • Sheridan Healthcare: Management Team

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to have assisted Sheridan Healthcare in the recruitment of 2 new members to the management team including Chief Information Officer, Ken Chatfield and Senior Vice President of Operations, Brian Jackson.

  • Keith Neumann Joins Clif Bar as Senior Vice President

    Keith Neumann has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager Brands for Clif Bar & Company. Mr. Neumann has over 20 years of experience in consumer products having started his career with Quaker Oats where he spent 12 years progressing in various brand management and marketing leadership positions. Keith also spent time with Beam…

  • Michael C. Axelrod Joins Bay Valley Foods as COO

    TreeHouse Foods, Inc. Michael C. Axelrod has been recruited to the position of Chief Operating Officer of Bay Valley Foods, an operating unit of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. Axelrod joins the company from the Whirlpool Corporation, where he was Vice President, Global Fabric Care, the company’s largest product category. Axelrod will report directly to Chris Sliva,…