SPARKS, Md. — McCormick today announced Chuck Langmead has been promoted to president of global industrial. In his new role, Langmead will help McCormick drive sales growth by aligning its customer intimacy efforts and driving its strategy consistently across McCormick's industrial businesses worldwide.
Langmead has been with McCormick for more than 37 years and has held numerous leadership positions, including president of the U.S. industrial group and VP and general manager of food service and restaurant divisions. Chuck Langmead, most recently president of industrial foods Americas, will have responsibility for McCormick's industrial businesses globally and will chair the company's Global Industrial Strategy Council. He is an Emeritus member of McCormick's Multiple Management Board.
Randy Carper has been promoted into the role of president of the U.S. Industrial Group reporting to Chuck Langmead. Carper joined McCormick in 1983 as account manager for McCormick's U.S. industrial business. He has held leadership positions with increasing responsibility in the global industrial businesses over the last 29 years. He was VP of industrial for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to this position, Carper led the U.S. Consumer Food Manufacturers segment of the industrial business. His most recent role was VP global industrial customers, where he worked closely with our strategic global industrial customers. Carper also is an Emeritus member of the Multiple Management Board.
"These new assignments will help align McCormick to strengthen global customer intimacy," said Alan Wilson, McCormick chairman, president and CEO. "Chuck and Randy's efforts will help drive our long-term objectives to grow our business globally and continue our success in developing great flavors with our global strategic customers."