(Temple, Pa.) -Giorgio Foods announces that Robert Koch has been promoted to national sales manager for military and convenience store sales. Koch, who previously served as the company’s national account manager, will now work to open and expand Giorgio’s business in the military and convenience store market segments.
“Robert has the sales background and experience needed to increase our ability to serve the military and convenience store sales markets,” Ron Hoffman, Giorgio’s vice president of sales and marketing, said. “He has a vast knowledge of those market segments, and understands their needs in an ever-changing business.”
As national sales manager, Koch will be responsible for overseeing the company’s sales efforts in two of its newest and fastest growing business segments. Giorgio provides a complete line of healthy products, Today’s Choice®, which are in high demand in convenience store sales and military feeding.
Employed by Giorgio for six years, Koch started with the company as a school market specialist responsible for new business development within Pennsylvania and along the east coast. Prior to working at Giorgio, Koch was employed for more than ten years, at Van Bennett, a foodservice distributor in Reading, Pennsylvania, as a school service specialist. Koch is also a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Giorgio Foods, Inc., offers a full line of off-the-shelf and custom-manufactured products including IQF mushrooms, fresh mushrooms, pizza, stromboli, calzones, Mushrooms ‘N Sauces, pierogies, portabella ravioli, breaded mushrooms and cheese sticks.
For more information on Giorgio’s foodservice products, visit www.giorgiofoods.com, contact Giorgio Foods, Inc., P.O. Box 96, Temple, PA 19560, or call (800) 330-5715. For more information on this news release, please contact Nathan Pigott at (717) 975-2148 or visit the newsroom at www.hersheyphilbin.com.