Candy Maker Names New President

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 3:38am

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania candy maker whose products include Peeps, Mike and Ike, and Peanut Chews says David Yale has been named president and chief operating officer.

Just Born Inc. co-CEO David Shaffer said in a statement Monday that Yale will work with the privately held confectioner to increase its market.

Yale was formerly president and chief executive of Manischewitz Co. Inc., where he oversaw a portfolio of the company's kosher brands. He also has worked for Nestle Food Co.

Founded in 1923 and headquartered in Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania, Just Born's brands also include Hot Tamales and Teenee Beanee candies.


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