Former Del Monte CEO joins Schiff Nutrition's board

SALT LAKE CITY — Richard Wolford has joined the board of directors at Schiff Nutrition.

Wolford most recently served as chairman, president and CEO of Del Monte Foods. Additionally, he served as chairman of the board of the Grocery Manufacturers Association from 2010 until 2011.

“The board and I have set important goals to drive shareholder value,” Schiff Nutrition president and CEO Tarang Amin said. “We look forward to Rick’s insight as we focus on our long-term growth strategies.”

Added Schiff Nutrition chairman Eric Weider, “Rick brings significant experience to our team. While at Del Monte Foods, he led efforts to develop and purchase strong and growing brand equities. The company grew from a $1 billion consumer foods business into one of the country’s largest and most well-known producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded food and pet products with close to $4 billion in revenue.”

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