Friday January 11, 2013
Former Hershey Exec Joins Wolfgang Candy
York, PA — Andrew Jacobs has joined the ownership group of Wolfgang Candy Co. and will serve as President. He spent the past 10 years as an executive at The Hershey Co. in roles including vice-president and general manager of U.S. customers.
Jacobs will focus on all sales and marketing efforts at Wolfgang related to national and regional customers, brokers and distributors, and contract and private label manufacturing, explains CEO Ben McGlaughlin.
Jacobs says: “The Wolfgang Co. is a turn-around story. The brand is strong, the company's manufacturing capabilities are broad, and the new ownership group is committed to accelerating the growth of the company.”