IFMA announces 2023 Board of Directors

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) has announced the election of officers and directors to its 2023 Board of Directors including the re-appointment of Herb Ring Board Chair, National Foodservice at The Hershey Company.

“IFMA’s Board of Directors has always shaped the strategies and initiatives that serve our membership and the industry,” said Phil Kafarakis, President and CEO of IFMA. “With Herb Ring remaining onboard as Chair, our directors and officers will finalise a new long-term plan in early 2023 to continue moving the association forward. With their leadership, we expect to more directly support the entire food-away-from-home industry.”

Mr Ring has served as a member of IFMA’s Board of Directors since 2017 with experience in direct responsibility for the association’s annual events, serving twice as Chair of the IFMA Chain Operators EXchange (COEX) Commitee and has been an active member of the Marketing and Sales Conference Committee.

“I am honoured to serve another term as Chair of the Board in support of our food-away-from-home community,” said Herb Ring, Board Chair of IFMA. “I look forward to working with our board directors, committee members, and partners to guide the association forward. IFMA is positioning itself to be an invaluable resource for the entire industry. It’s an exciting time to be here.”

Four new members have been elected to the Board of Directors including Kristin Bird, President of T. Marzetti; Don Davis, General Manager of Kellogg Company; Lauren Lopez, Senior Vice President Foodservice at Rich Products Corporation; and Fleur Veldhoven, Vice President of Foodservice Sales and Marketing, Nestlé Professional North America.

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