LMZ Soluble Coffee, Inc. Announces Expansion of Leadership Team
Jonathan Feuer will become Chairman; Mary E. Petitt will join as Chief Executive Officer
NEW YORK – December 1, 2014 – LMZ Soluble Coffee, Inc., a leader in soluble coffee offerings and custom product solutions, announced today that it will expand its leadership team by adding Chairman and Chief Executive Officer roles, effective December 1, 2014. Jonathan Feuer, President, will assume the role of Chairman. Mary E. Petitt, a senior executive with more than 30 years of coffee industry and international business experience, will join LMZ as Chief Executive Officer.
As Chairman, Jonathan will continue to provide vision and continuity through his nearly forty years with LMZ. Together, Jonathan and Mary will drive innovation and growth, and bridge the generations of knowledge and relationships toward the future. Additionally, Ethan Feuer, Vice President of Operations, will continue to build strong, long term relationships with key clients and origin partners, a vital role in the company.
“Mary’s extensive industry, international business and management experience positions her perfectly for this role; she has worked in all aspects of both the commercial and specialty global coffee industries,” said Jonathan Feuer, LMZ President. “We are excited to bring her creativity and imagination, along with her strong business acumen, to the team.”
Over the past 30 years, Mary has held multiple management and marketing leadership roles in for and not for profit organizations, including a long tenure as Executive Vice president of the Colombian Coffee Federation, Inc. She holds a number of coveted Certifications and Licenses, and has enjoyed nearly 20 years of professional service to the SCAA, NCA, CQI and more. During her career, she has built relationships with keys members of the global coffee industry and is highly respected by peers, colleagues and industry leaders worldwide. Mary’s experience and creativity will complement Jonathan’s deep experience in all aspects of the soluble category, enabling the company to further innovate customer solutions and products, and sustainably grow LMZ and the global soluble coffee market.
About LMZ Soluble Coffee, Inc.
LMZ is a leader in soluble coffee offerings and custom product solutions, and is dedicated exclusively to the soluble category. Over the past fifty years, LMZ has built a solid business foundation by acquiring significant institutional knowledge and building strong, sustaining relationships with coffee manufacturers in Brazil, Colombia, India, Vietnam and Mexico. LMZ is recognized for its breadth and depth of experience in soluble coffee, and is credited with providing vision and innovative products, while seamlessly managing each and every supply chain detail.