Kaffe Magum Opus Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Specialty Coffee Roaster Continues 23 Year Commitment to Bean Quality & Customer Service

September 18, 2014

Millville, NJ

Kaffe Magnum Opus, specialty coffee roaster, of Millville, NJ, has recently appointed Heidi McDonough to the position of Chief Operating Officer.  Ms. McDonough joined Kaffe Magnum Opus in 2012 as the Director of Sales & Marketing with responsibility over both the specialty and commercial coffee divisions.  In her new role, she will oversee the daily operation of the company as well as the implementation of the company’s growth and sustainability plan.

Ms. McDonough brings several years of advertising agency experience, including account work on the nation’s largest fast food restaurant chain, and knowledge and capabilities garnered from operating a marketing consultant company, to the position at Kaffe Magnum Opus.  She is delighted to have the opportunity to share her enthusiasm and passion for the coffee industry in her new role as C.O.O.


Kaffe Magnum Opus C.E.O. and Owner, Bob Johnson, stated, “Heidi brings a team building enthusiasm second to none in the industry.  She is a leader, an organizer and mentor to those who work with her.  I think Heidi and I make a good partnership, with our combined skills adding to the energy at KMO.”

“My role is now strategic and I plan to get out and around the country, staying in touch with our customers, keeping current on industry events and staying ahead of future trends in each quadrant of the USA,” Mr. Johnson continued.

Mr. Johnson established Kaffe Magnum Opus in 1991 and founded it on the basic principle of purchasing the very best beans, roasting, and packaging them fresh every day.  This practice continues today where the company strives for 100% customer satisfaction on all customer orders.

“KMO is committed to excellence in coffee and service.  The company is in the process of revamping many aspects of our roasting, flavoring and delivery systems, all of which are focused on providing customers the highest quality and service in the industry, from source to cup”, Mr. Johnson said.

Kaffe Magnum Opus is a wholesaler of specialty coffee with a nationwide customer base of coffee shops and cafes.  In addition, a limited selection of Kaffe Magnum Opus coffee can be found on the shelves of specialty markets and retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada, including the KMO Joe and Kaffe Magnum Opus Signature Collection lines of specialty coffee.

Kaffe Magnum Opus is a member of the Specialty Coffee Association of America, the National Coffee Association, the Specialty Food Association and the Private Label Association of America.

For further information about Kaffe Magnum Opus and our full offering of single origin, fair trade, organic, flavored and espresso specialty coffee as well as custom roasting, private brand and private label opportunities, please contact Meghan Kurz in our sales department at 1-800-652-5282 or visit KMOcoffee.com.

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