David (‘Dave’) Lemmon has been named president, Pet Food and Pet Snacks for J.M. Smucker, effective June 25th. A 24-year veteran of the company, Lemmon most recently served as vice president and managing director of Canada and International; he joined Smucker in 1994 from Colgate Palmolive.
Lemmon assumes this role at a time when J.M. Smucker is expanding its pet food business with the acquisition of Ainsworth Pet Nutrition.
Further organization announcements regarding leadership of Canada, International and U.S. Away From Home are said to be coming at a later date.