RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ -- SweeGen, Inc., a provider of nature-based stevia sweeteners, announced today that its board of directors has appointed Charles (Chuck) W. Davis, former Executive Vice President of R&D, Quality and Innovations at The Kraft Heinz Company, as SweeGen's new president, effective as of March 1, 2018.
"SweeGen is moving rapidly to respond to consumer demand for natural, zero-calorie and non-GMO sweeteners," said Steven Chen, SweeGen's CEO, "We believe Chuck is the right president for SweeGen's expedited growth thanks to his global experience across multiple food and beverage categories. He's a leader with an excellent track record of delivering results aligned with consumer trends."
Prior to joining SweeGen, Chuck advised various food and beverage companies and private equity funds, after a 35-year career at Kraft Heinz with a strong leadership role in Research and Development, Innovation and Quality across North America and Europe.
"SweeGen has not only developed but also commercialized an exceptional pipeline of innovative stevia sweeteners. I am very excited and honored for this opportunity to join SweeGen," said Chuck Davis, "All around the world, consumers are looking to reduce their sugar consumption. The product development challenge has been reducing sugar while delivering great taste profiles. SweeGen is the solution provider with its innovative, non-GMO and non-caloric stevia sweeteners."
About SweeGen SweeGen (OTC: SWEE) is dedicated to the development, production and distribution of non-caloric sweeteners for the food, beverage and flavor industries. SweeGen's robust product pipeline, intellectual property portfolio, dedicated manufacturing capacity and R&D provide the Company its foundation for innovation and delivery of high-quality sweeteners. For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit SweeGen's website www.sweegen.com.
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