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Amy’s Hires Mel Cash as CGO and Elevates Leanne Molter to CFO Role

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Amy’s Kitchen, the Petaluma, California-headquartered organic frozen food producer and marketer, has named Mel Cash (pictured above at right) as its new chief growth officer and promoted Leanne Molter (above, left) to the position of chief financial officer. The appointments mark a pivotal moment for the company as it embarks on a new chapter of innovation and transformation.

Cash joins Amy’s Kitchen from her previous role as chief marketing and innovation officer at Nestlé North America, where she promoted brands including as Stouffer’s and Sweet Earth. Previously at Kellogg, she led the Special K and Morningstar Farms brands.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mel to our senior leadership team. Her stellar track record and industry acumen make her the ideal leader to drive our sales, marketing, and communications efforts forward,” stated President Paul Schiefer
Molter succeeds Peter Wong as CFO upon his retirement in June. Having previously served as chief transformation and strategy officer at Amy’s, she has been instrumental in shaping the company’s business strategy and spearheading financial transformation initiatives. Bringing over 20 years of CPG experience and financial stewardship to the role, the new chief financial officer previously served as vice president of finance at
Amy’s Kitchen offers over 250 varieties of organic frozen and packaged foods including ready meals, side dishes, burritos, wraps, pizza, chili and soups. The extensive range offer options across gluten free, vegan, dairy free, lactose free, soy free, tree nut free, corn free, Kosher D, Kosher DE, and light in sodium categories. The products are widely available in the United States as well as more than 11 other countries around the globe.