Bryan, OH - April 2005: R. Denny Gunter, Vice President-Sales for Spangler Candy Company, has announced the hiring of a Western Region Sales Director and a Sales Director for the Convenience Store market. Christina Farrar has joined Spangler Candy Company as Western Region Sales Director. A graduate of the University of Florida, she worked for three years for Newell Rubbermaid in sales and communications. She is a resident of Folsom, California, and will be married in August to Brad Vance.
Rob Piecuch has taken on the position of Sales Director-Convenience Stores for Spangler Candy Company. He previously worked for two years as a Brand Manager for Spangler. Prior to working for Spangler, he worked for five years in sales and marketing for Storck USA. A resident of Bryan, he is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and is presently pursuing his MBA degree.
"Spangler is anxious to expand in the Western Region and C-Store markets," Mr. Gunter said. "With the addition of the Chupa Chups brand in the United States, the accomplishment of the Disney license for many Spangler items, and the ongoing success of our regular and seasonal candies such as Dum Dum Pops and Saf-T-Pops, there are many opportunities that we want to share with these two markets in particular. Christina and Rob have already begun to meet customers and spread the word about Spangler Candy."
About Spangler Candy Company
In business since 1906, Spangler Candy's line of quality confections includes Dum Dum Pops, Saf-T-Pops, Circus Peanuts and Marshmallow Treats, Spangler Chocolates, Spangler Candy Canes and Cane Classics®, Dum Dum® Candy Canes, Jelly Belly® Candy Canes, Sour Punch® Candy Canes, and Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas candies.
Spangler also manufactures candy under the Disney® license, and Spangler is the exclusive distributor for Chupa Chups products in the United States.
For information, contact Spangler Candy Company at 1-888-636-4221, or visit our websites: www.spanglercandy.com, www.dumdumpops.com, and www.saftpops.com.
Jelly Belly® is a registered trademark of Jelly Belly Candy Company.
Sour Punch® is a registered trademark of the American Licorice Company.
Contact: Diana Moore Eschhofen, Brand & Public Relations Manager
Phone: (888) 636-4221, ext. 252
Websites: www.spanglercandy.com and www.dumdumpops.com