Spreckels Industries announces management changes.
Brown, 62, will remain as the interim chief executive officer of Spreckels until a replacement is found and as chairman of the board of Spreckels thereafter.
The company also announced that David E. Dennehy, president of the Spreckels Sugar Company Inc. subsidiary, has resigned to pursue other opportunities. The board has created an Office of the President, under the direction of Robert J. McLaughlin, 62, to manage Spreckels Sugar and develop a long-term strategy. McLaughlin is currently a principal with The Sutter Group, a firm that specializes in the management of distressed companies. Also included in the Office of the President are John Kolberg, vice president of operations; John Bowman, vice president of finance; and John Hamilton, vice president of agriculture, for Spreckels Sugar.
Spreckels Industries Inc. operates in two principal businesses. The industrial products segment is a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of manual and powered hoists, actuators, scissor-lifts and other material handling equipment under a variety of brand names, including Yale, Coffing, American Lifts, and Duff-Norton. Spreckels Sugar Co. is a processor and marketer of refined sugar products in the western United States.
CONTACT: Spreckels Industries Inc.
Donald C. Roof, 510/460-0840
Morgen-Walke & Associates Inc.
Doug Sherk, Jenifer Kirtland, Kevin Mirise,
Sue Rodney, Dave Faupel, 212/850-5600
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|Date:||Feb 13, 1995|
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