It is my pleasure to announce that Chris Vuono will be joining RDD Associates as Director of Business Development — Fresh Foods & Produce. This senior leadership position is responsible for managing several significant RDD client businesses, and closely collaborating with the RDD Fresh Foods and Produce Directors, Mike Huberfeld and Jim Regan, and Bob Weinmann, on new client engagements.
Chris is an accomplished CPG sales, marketing and procurement professional. Throughout his accomplished career, Chris has directed his energies and innovative thinking to identify business development and merchandising opportunities and mobilize collaboration among client/manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers to deliver superior sales results. Chris spent 18 years at Wakefern Food Corp. progressing through a variety of procurement departments and category management roles, to include perishables assignments in Dairy/Deli, Produce and Meat. Most recently, Chris has served as Senior Director of Sales & Customer Development at Crossmark, responsible for directing client brand sales to supermarket customers across the Metro New York, Mid-Atlantic and New England markets.
Chris is a graduate of Adelphi University, and resides in Red Bank, NJ with his wife Mary Ellen, and his two children, Annmarie and Matthew.
Chris will join the organization on June 17th as a member of the senior leadership staff. He will be reporting to Bob Weinmann.
Please join us to welcome Chris into the RDD family!