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Michigan Sugar fills key leadership postsMichigan Sugar fills key leadership posts

Company looks to bolster its corporate leadership team.

February 14, 2018

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Michigan Sugar Co. has announced the hiring of three professionals to fill key leadership posts at the Cooperative.

Pedro L. Figueroa has been named vice president of sales. He will transition to vice president of marketing and sales when Jerry Coleman, current vice president of marketing, retires in March. Figueroa has 25 years of experience in the sugar industry, including most recently as divisional head, USA White Sugar for ED&F Man in Miami. Figueroa earned his bachelor’s degree from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Lynnette Keller has been named executive director of human resources. She has 26 years of experience in human resources and previously was employed at XALT Energy, Demmer Corp., Styron and Dow Corning Corp. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Saginaw Valley State University and is a certified senior professional with the Society of Human Resources Management.

Rob Clark has been named director of communications and community relations. He returns to Bay City, where he previously worked as editor of The Bay City Times. Clark is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Bay County and a 2011 graduate of the Great Lakes Bay Institute for Leaders. He also is a member of the Rotary Club of Bay City. Clark earned his bachelor’s degree from Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. “Michigan Sugar Co. is proud to work hand in hand with roughly 1,000 farm families throughout Michigan’s sugarbeet growing region, and these three highly qualified leaders position our cooperative to continue leading the way on a range of important issues,” says Mark Flegenheimer, president and CEO of Michigan Sugar. “Today’s announcement that Michigan Sugar is bolstering our corporate leadership team complements our ongoing investments in technology, research and personnel throughout Michigan Sugar.”

Source: Michigan Sugar

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