Niki Mosier Appointed to Spangler Candy Management Committee

Bryan, OH - June 2012: Kirk Vashaw, President and CEO of Spangler Candy Company, announced Monday that Mrs. Niki Mosier, Director-Human Capital, has been appointed to Spangler Candy Company's management committee effective July 1. The management committee is the company's senior leadership team which develops the strategic plans of the company and oversees all company operations and decisions.

The committee originated with the founding generation and its first members were Arthur Spangler, Ernest Spangler and Omar Spangler. In all the company's 106 year history only 21 other individuals have served on the management committee. Mrs. Mosier becomes the committee's first female member.

Other current members of the management committee are; Kirk Vashaw, President/CEO; Bill Martin, EVP/CFO; Denny Gunter, VP-Sales; Jim Knight, VP-Marketing/E-Commerce; Steve Kerr, VP-Operations and Dean Spangler, Chairman.

Niki graduated from Bryan High School in 1995. She received her bachelor's degree in human resource management from Defiance College in 1999. After college she began her professional career at Lear Corporation in Wauseon serving in a variety of human resources positions while also pursuing her master's degree. She completed her master's degree in organizational leadership in 2004 from Defiance College. Mrs. Mosier has also attained her senior professional human resources (SPHR) certification.

Niki joined Spangler in 2003 and has built the company's current human resources, safety, training and security departments. In 2010, she was promoted to Director-Human Capital.

Mrs. Mosier lives in the Bryan area with her husband Griff and her two sons, Andy and Logan.

About Spangler Candy Company
Founded 1906, Spangler Candy Company is an independent family business manufacturing and marketing candy. Spangler Candy's line of quality confections includes Dum Dums®, Saf-T-Pops®, Spangler® Circus Peanuts and Marshmallow Treats, Spangler® Candy Canes, and Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas candies. The company employs approximately 450 people at its Bryan Ohio headquarters and manufacturing plant.

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