Perkins Adds Two Top-Level Execs

{mosimage}Ray LeBlanc has been named vice president of finance. LeBlanc previously was with Cirelli Foods, where for two years he served as president and ceo and for the prior six years held the position of cfo.

"We are excited to have Ray on our team," said Larry Perkins, executive vice-president and coo. "Ray's extensive industry experience and skill will be extremely beneficial to both our company and our customers."

{mosimage}Scott Panton has been promoted to vice president of category management and procurement at Perkins. In his new position, Panton will lead the procurement function as well as the company's category management initiative.

"Scott has a 23-year record of success at Perkins, including both an outstanding sales career and 13 years as the leader of Perkins' highly successful Bakery Division," said Gary Perkins, president and ceo.

Look for a follow-up interview with Larry Perkins about the distributorship's broadline expansion in a subsequent edition of ID Report.


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