Well now you can eat Glory Foods knowing that a Howard University alum is the new President!
Southern-Style Foods Company Has a New Leader
Glory Foods introduces the first female President
in its 15-year history
Columbus, OH (October 11, 2007) – Glory FoodsŪ, the category leader in home-cooked, Southern-style heat-and-serve products, introduces Jacqueline Neal as the company’s first female President. As President, Neal will play a role in every aspect of the business, including the expansion of Glory Foods’ products into new markets and the development and launch of new product lines.
Prior to joining Glory Foods, Neal was a part of a number of Fortune 100 companies such as M&M/Mars, Quaker Oats, Heinz, Nabisco, and Kraft. She has extensive experience working with popular consumer packaged goods brands like M&Ms, Kibbles ‘n Bits Dog Food, A.1. Steak Sauce and Planters.
Much of Neal’s career has been spent managing brands and businesses, and developing expertise in leveraging consumer insights to develop marketing strategies and business plans for existing businesses. Neal has also been responsible for translating consumer insights and marketplace trends into new product ideas, and leading the execution of marketing tactics to achieve financial targets.
Glory Foods manufactures and distributes a comprehensive line of traditional Southern-style food products to grocery stores nationwide. Glory Foods offers a full-line of products including seasoned canned vegetables and side dishes, frozen savory entrees and side dishes, and fresh-cut, bagged vegetables. Neal is the third President in Glory’s 15-year history – following company founder William F. Williams and G. Barry Huff, who stepped down in April of 2007.
“I am incredibly honored to join Glory Foods, a company with such a strong heritage and tradition of quality,” says Neal. “I am a longtime fan of Glory Foods’ products, and I am excited to play a part in helping Glory Foods continue providing convenient mealtime solutions that promote family togetherness and health.”
Jacqueline Neal earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Howard University and her MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. She is a native of Washington, DC.
About Glory Foods
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Glory Foods is a category leader in Southern-style, heat-and-serve products. Glory's products are symbolic of the tradition of home-cooked taste that consumers have come to expect. Glory Foods offers a full-line of products including canned vegetables and side dishes, frozen savory entrees and side dishes, and fresh-cut, bagged vegetables. Glory Foods' products are available in grocery stores nationwide.