“I am delighted to be joining the Whitsons family at this exciting time. With strong growth and a wonderful history, I am very much looking forward to the challenge of helping shape the future of this dynamic and successful company”
Islandia, New York (PRWEB) March 04, 2016
Whitsons Culinary Group (http://www.whitsons.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Street as Chief Operating Officer of the Prepared Meals division. As a former SVP of Manufacturing for Fresh Direct and Area Vice President of Operations for LSG Sky Chefs, Barry brings a wealth of multi-national manufacturing experience, which includes the United States, UK and Middle East.
Barry holds an MBA from the University of Brighton, UK and has a successful record of working with high-growth corporations. Barry assumes the new role as Chief Operating Officer of the Prepared Meals division from Bob Whitcomb, founding board member, who has made a significant contribution to Whitsons by creating the structure that has been a key driver to its success.
“I am delighted to be joining the Whitsons family at this exciting time. With strong growth and a wonderful history, I am very much looking forward to the challenge of helping shape the future of this dynamic and successful company,” said Barry Street.
Barry will be leading Whitsons Prepared Meals division, which includes product development, manufacturing and distribution. In this role, Barry will also oversee Whitsons newest brand Tastefully Plated®, (http://www.tastefullyplated.com) chef crafted meals prepared with wholesome ingredients and packaged with leading edge technology.
“We are thrilled to welcome Barry to the team during this pivotal period for Whitsons. Barry’s depth of experience and keen skills will bring a fresh perspective which will help to position Whitsons Prepared Meals division for continued growth and expansion,” said Paul Whitcomb, President & CEO of Whitsons Culinary Group.
About Whitsons Culinary Group
Founded in 1979, Whitsons Culinary Group®, and headquartered in Islandia, NY, Whitsons services include prepared meals, school nutrition, residential and healthcare dining, corporate dining, and emergency dining. Whitsons is currently the 19th largest dining service provider in the U.S. (Food Management, March 2015) and leads the industry with its customized services, innovative programs, focus on nutrition and commitment to quality, local sourcing and community support.