Mary O'Broin has joined Schwan's Food Service, Inc., as vice president of marketing and will oversee category management, innovation, marketing communications, research and culinary for the unit. She was most recently board chair for the Women's Foodservice Forum, where she focused on the professional development of the organization's members and the elevation of women leaders in the foodservice industry. Prior to that, O'Broin served in marketing leadership roles with Unilever Food Solutions, Kraft Foods, MasterFoods, and Nabisco.
“This is a critical position in our company,” says Schwan's Foodservice President Jim Clough. “Mary's clear expertise in strategic planning, marketing, research and innovative branding was a key determinant, but it was her passion for the foodservice industry that made this a truly great match. We've got a talented team overseeing these areas, and Mary will be able to focus her time on coordinating these efforts and helping us attain our future goals.”