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KPFG Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team
December 01, 2014

ST. LOUIS, Missouri – KPFG is pleased to announce a few changes to our senior leadership team.

Mike Saniat has accepted a new position, Vice President of Technical Services, where he will lead the Quality Assurance, Research & Development and Regulatory teams.  Mike has been our Vice President of Operations for 7+ years and clearly understands our products, services and quality needs that our Customers expect from us. 

Joseph Buchanan, Vice President of Operations will serve as a key and active member of the senior leadership team.  He will be interacting with the team to ensure business objectives are aligned and that the company is performing to operational objectives.  He will plan and direct all aspects of the company’s operational policies, objectives and initiatives.  Prior to joining KPFG, Joe has held positions as Plant Manager, Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance and Manager of Food Safety & Quality Assurance. 

Kirk Jaudes has been promoted to Vice President Sales and Marketing.  His knowledge of the food industry in all channels of business will continue to be a strength we leverage moving forward.

Steve Barnes, Sr. Director of Operations will manage KPFG’s operations team at each facility as well as procurement. Steve has 25+ years in the food manufacturing industry, and most recently worked as a plant manager at Sovena—USA.