Aug 102016
 

Promotions

RDD is proud to announce the following associate promotions:

Michael Valentine

Michael joined RDD in May 2011 as a part-time Retails Sales Representative and his responsibilities have expanded significantly. Within a year’s time, he became a full-time representative, and shortly after that he advanced to Retail Merchandising Specialist, which included critical outreach and sales solicitation to key Shop-Rite member group supervisors. Michael also actively participated in helping to manage the rollout and integration of RDD’s Storeflix reporting platform, and headed up the iPhone instructional class in the RDD Learning Academy.

Beginning July 18th, Michael will join RDD’s Manager-in-Development Program. The program will further expand his existing responsibilities while training for future responsibilities.

Kristen Johnsen

Kristen joined RDD as a full-time associate in February 2012 as the Administrator in the Dairy Department. Prior to that she worked in our Retail Department during her summers while attending college. Kristen quickly became a valuable resource to the department, utilizing her extensive computer knowledge and administrative skills.Kristen is promoted to Account Manager, reporting directly to Jim Nebgen. A portion of her newly acquired responsibilities will be working with Dave Williams on Wakefern Specialty Grocery business development. She is also assigned an important portfolio of dairy/deli customers.

Melissa Kanasky

Melissa joined RDD in March 2013 working for the Produce Department, reporting to Jim Regan. She manages a broad portfolio of departmental duties, and handles financial administration for a number of key clients.

Melissa is promoted to the position of Associate Account Manager. She will be representing all produce lines at Allegiance, Krasdale and General Trading, as well as continuing to fulfill her administrative duties in the Produce Dept.

 

PLEASE JOIN ME IN CONGRATULATING EVERYONE ON THEIR PROMOTIONS AND WISHING THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THEIR NEWLY APPOINTED POSITIONS!

New Employees

RDD is pleased to announce our new employees:

Jessica Johnsen

As administrator in the Dairy Department reporting to Jim Nebgen, Jessica’s responsibilities will include the day-to-day administrative functions, plus financial administration.

Jessica is married to Paul Johnsen and resides in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. They have two sons, Aaron and Logan.

Luciana Contuzzi

Luciana joins RDD with a solid background in the foodservice industry. She will immediately begin participating in our Manager-In-Development Program.

Luciana received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at Seton Hall University.

Philip St. Amand

Recently Philip has joined our Retail Department as a Retail Sales Representative, reporting to Karen Byrne. Philip’s territory will primarily be Staten Island and Hudson County in New Jersey.

PLEASE JOIN ME IN WELCOMING OUR NEW ASSOCIATES TO THE RDD TEAM! WE ARE CONFIDENT THEY WILL MAKE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ORGANIZATION. HAPPY TO HAVE YOU ABOARD AND BEST WISHES!

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