Board of Directors

IFMA's Board of Directors represents a diverse group of manufacturers from across the foodservice industry. Their leadership contributes to  everything the Association does from the formulation of strategic plans and committees that reflect the needs and interests of the membership.

Refreshing the Operator/Manufacturer Relationship

Working together to become mutually successful should be a no-brainer. It’s all about communication, or in today’s business world, collaboration. It’s vital to eliminate those road blocks and speak the same language. Bill McClellan, Vice President, Foodservice at Dawn Foods shares his passion on the best practice for operator collaboration and how Dawn Foods has benefited from applying this new model. 

2017 Board of Directors: Nominate by September 26

Participation is critical to success and your active role in recommending new members to the IFMA Board of Directors guarantees quality leadership. Every year at this time, we seek nominees for the IFMA Board of Directors. Submit your nominations by Sept. 26, 2016.

2014 IFMA Board of Directors Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2014 IFMA Board of Directors! Loren Kimura, President & Chief Executive Officer, Basic American Foods has been elected as chairman of the board. And 6 new faces have been added to this group of diverse foodservice leaders.  

IFMA Announces 2016 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

CHICAGO, JANUARY 13, 2016—The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), which provides leaders in the $600 billion foodservice industry with connections, insights and best practices, announced new appointees to its 2016 Executive Committee. IFMA also announced its full Board of Directors for 2016, including four new members.   

IFMA Announces 2015 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

IFMA announces Richard Ferranti, vice president and COO of Rich Products Corp., has been named IFMA's 2015 Chairman of the Board. In addition, six executive officers and six new foodservice executives have been named to IFMA's 2015 Board of Directors.  

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Chain Operators EXchange (COEX)

The IFMA Chain Operators EXchange (COEX) enables chain operators to take advantage of business building insights and create personal connections with leading manufacturers. With dozens of high-profile operators on the planning committee, the program truly is created "by operators, for operators."