Rob joined the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company on June 1, 2011, as Vice President of Sales responsible for confection and baking products for retail partners across the United States along with the Travel Retail and Export divisions internationally. Trade Marketing, Category Management and the Customer Sales groups fall within this portfolio. Rob is also a member of the Management Team responsible for top-line strategic direction.
Prior to joining the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Rob worked with Lindt & Sprungli (Canada), Inc. from 1995 until 2011 holding senior Sales positions with his last posting as Vice President of Sales. The 10 years prior to that were spent in a variety of roles gaining consumer packaged goods experience within tier one organizations.
Rob graduated from the University of Manitoba, Canada, with a bachelor of arts degree in 1986.
The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is a manufacturer and marketer of premium chocolate products.
Incorporated in 1852 and in continuous operation ...