Perfetti Van Melle (PVM) has named Rachel Chambers, who most recently served as PVM's marketing director of the Airheads brand, as its new vice president of marketing. The company also named Dan Hamilton, previously customer vice president of channel sales for Kraft Foods, as vice president of sales. Confectionery News.
The Convenience Distribution Association (CDA), formerly AWMA, is the trade organization working on behalf of convenience products distributors in the United States. Its distributor members represent more than $92 billion in U.S convenience product sales, serving a wide variety of small retail formats. Associate members include leading convenience product manufacturers, brokers, retailers, suppliers and others allied to the industry.