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Empire appoints new chief financial, chief development officers


Empire Company Limited has appointed Matt Reindel as chief financial officer and Michael Vels as chief development officer.

Reindel joined Empire in 2019 as senior vice president, finance and has been responsible for Empire’s operational and business support functions. He joined Empire with extensive experience from Nestlé, including serving as the chief financial officer of Nestlé Nutrition North America, in the US, for six years. Prior to that, he was the head of finance for Nestlé Food Services for Asia, Oceania and Africa, based in Singapore. Matt’s international finance experience also includes several years in Switzerland and the U.K.

Vels’ new role is part of a leadership transition and will ill continue to lead Empire’s real estate, technology and enterprise project management teams. He will also continue to contribute to long-term strategic planning for Empire and lead any merger and acquisition work the company undertakes.

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