H.C. Brill Company, a subsidiary of CSM, is pleased to announce that Bret Weaver has been appointed President & CEO effective September 8, 2008.
Prior to joining H.C. Brill, Mr. Weaver held various leadership positions with CSM North America including VP of Business Development CSM Bakery Supplies North America; President & CEO of Westco; and President & CEO of BakeMark East. Mr. Weaver led the North American development of CSM strategy initiatives as well as all merger and acquisition activities since 2001. In the industry, Mr. Weaver has served as a board member on numerous baking industry councils and associations over the years.
H.C. Brill Company, Inc., a Georgia-based company founded in 1928, manufactures a wide range of bakery products and ingredients for artisan and industrial bakeries and for in-store as well as out-of-home markets. One of the largest bakery suppliers in America, H.C. Brill Company's family of brands includes Brill, Karp's, Henry & Henry and Orth. For more information, visit www.hcbrill.com .
CSM is the largest supplier of bakery products worldwide and is global market leader in lactic acid and lactic acid derivatives. CSM produces and distributes an extensive range of bakery products and ingredients for artisan and industrial bakeries and for in-store as well as out-of-home markets. It also produces a variety of lactic acid applications for the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. CSM operates in business-to-business markets throughout Europe, North America, South America and Asia, generates annual sales of euro 2.5 billion and has a workforce of around 8,500 employees in 23 countries. CSM is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information, visit http://www.hcbrill.com.