Bryan, OH - April 2000: Effective July 1, 2000, Mr. Denny Gunter has been appointed as Vice President — Sales. In this position, Mr. Gunter will be responsible for all sales activities of the company. Mr. Don Rowland has been appointed Director — Customer Relations, and will be charged with specific duties to broaden the company's customer base.
Mr. Gunter joined Spangler Candy in January of 1994 as the Eastern/Central Regional Sales Manager. In 1995, he became the Key Account Sales Director, and in 1998 was the National Accounts Sales Director.
Mr. Gunter takes over sales responsibilities from Mr. Don Rowland, who has been involved with the sales organization at Spangler Candy since 1982, when he joined as the National Sales Manager. In 1983, Mr. Rowland was promoted to Vice President — Sales.
Dean Spangler, President of Spangler Candy, noted, "This change will allow the company to capitalize on Denny's energy and enthusiasm while still benefiting from the seasoned experience of Don Rowland".