Stephen Kouri, vice president of sales and trade marketing for The J.M. Smucker Co., has announced his retirement.
Kouri is a well-known 30-year CPG industry member who spearheaded the company's transition from a broker sold model in 2009 to a sales organization. Prior to his 11 years with J.M. Smucker, he served as vice president of marketing and sales for Unilever.
Smucker says it will announce Kouri's replacement in November. Kouri will remain with the company through the month of November to help with the transition.