James E. Dwyer, Jr. Joins Michael Foods as President And CEO

MINNETONKA, Minn., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ — Michael Foods, Inc. announced today the hiring of James E. Dwyer, Jr. as President and Chief Executive Officer. Dwyer, 51, had recently been employed by Ahold USA as Executive Vice President, Private Brands and E-Commerce, and Chief Business Development Officer for Stop and Shop Companies, a subsidiary of Ahold USA. Gregg A. Ostrander, who had served as President and Chief Executive Officer, in addition to Chairman of the Board, since April of this year, will assume his prior position of Executive Chairman.

Commenting on the appointment of Mr. Dwyer, Mr. Ostrander said, “We are pleased to be bringing Jim on-board as our new President and C. E. O. Jim brings a wealth of food experience and strong leadership to the team at Michael Foods. I look forward to working with Jim as the Company continues to execute its growth plans.”

Michael Foods, Inc., based in Minnetonka, MN, is a multinational producer and distributor of food products to the foodservice, retail and food-ingredient markets. Its principal products are specialty egg products, refrigerated potato products, cheese and other dairy products.

Source: Michael Foods Inc.