White joins Reily Foods as VP, HR

Most recently, Rona was Director of Talent Management for Coca Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. where she worked with internal and external stakeholders to lead HR activities for territory divestitures in the East Region. Rona has held many Senior Human Resources leadership roles with Coca Cola throughout the years. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Human Resources Management from Nicholls State University.

The search was conducted by Nathanial Schiffer, Managing Partner and Jacob Humbert, Recruiting Director.

About Reily Foods

Established in 1902, Reily Foods Company is a family-owned, values-driven business based in New Orleans, one of the world’s great culinary centers. Reily Foods manufactures and markets a wide range of quality food products sold in grocery stores and restaurants throughout the United States including Luzianne Tea, French Market Coffee, New England Coffee, Blue Plate Mayonnaise, Swans Down Cake Flour, Wick Fowler’s 2-Alarm and Carroll Shelby’s Chili Kits, La Martinique Salad Dressings, and Tiger Sauce Hot Sauce.

The company’s focus is on the continued growth of its iconic brands. Aggressive new product development and acquisitions are also important parts of the growth plan. Reily Foods is also a significant contract packer for some of the largest retail and industrial customers in the country. Reily Foods operates three manufacturing facilities located in New Orleans Louisiana, Knoxville Tennessee and Malden Massachusetts and is proud of its “A” rating for Global Food Safety Certification for six consecutive years. The Louisiana chapter of the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) awarded Reily Foods its 2015 Outstanding Corporate Growth Award.

This growth is the result of Reily Foods’ unique values-driven culture and a strong investment mentality that ensures state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, new product development and marketing capabilities, and technology and data systems. Reily Foods’ strong financial health allows it to be in a state of readiness for strategic acquisitions and continuous investments. Most importantly, Reily Foods’ ability to attract and develop the industry’s top talent supports a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that recognizes the importance of passion, curiosity, achievement, and fun.

About The Christopher Group

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