Specialty Foods Group, LLC announces appointment of new member to board of managers

OWENSBORO, KY, July 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Specialty Foods Group, LLC ("SFG") is pleased to announce today that effective July 6, 2017, Mr. Lorie Waisberg agreed to join the board of managers of SFG. 

Mr. Waisberg is a corporate director currently serving as Chairman and a director of Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund and a director of Americas Silver Corporation and Tembec Inc., among other entities. Prior to retirement, Mr. Waisberg served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration of Co-Steel Inc., a steel manufacturer. Prior thereto, Mr. Waisberg practiced law with a major Canadian law firm. Mr. Waisberg is accredited as ICD.D by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Pursuant to its limited liability company agreement, SFG is governed by a board of managers consisting of five managers. Mr. Waisberg was appointed to fill a vacancy in the board. In addition to Mr. Waisberg, the board consists of Mr. Scott Reid, Mr. Glenn Bowman, Mr. James Boyle, and Mr. Michael Bieger (also President of SFG). 


SFG is an independent producer and marketer of premium branded and private-label processed meat products in the United States. SFG sells a wide variety of products such as franks, hams, bacon, luncheon meats and delicatessen meats. These products are sold to a diverse customer base in the retail (e.g., supermarkets) and foodservice (e.g., restaurants) sectors. SFG sells products under a number of leading national and regional brands, such as Field, Kentucky Legend, Kentucky Gold, Fischer's, Mickelberry's and Scott Pete, as well as on a private-label basis.

SOURCE Specialty Foods Group, LLC

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