Baltimore, Md. – Phillips Foods is pleased to announce that Sarah Palmer has been named Vice-President of Foodservice Sales for Phillips Foods. Palmer will leverage more than 25 years of foodservice industry experience in her new role leading overall sales strategy and business growth for the 100-year-old seafood company.
Palmer joined Phillips in 2010 as a Product Specialist and successfully grew her sales responsibilities over the years. Previously, Palmer served as a Territory Manager and Seafood Specialist with US Foodservice where she developed new and existing business with restaurants, universities, healthcare facilities, business and industry cafeterias, and K-12 schools in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. She has also been a National Sales Manager for a major poultry producer and has served as an inside sales representative for Sysco Eastern Maryland, where she built strong relationships that have continued throughout her career.
“Sarah has been a dynamic and successful member of our team for many years,” says Steve Phillips, President & CEO of Phillips Foods. “She has been instrumental to our foodservice sales success across all regions, and this new position will enable her to more holistically drive our foodservice business growth forward.” Steve Phillips adds that Sarah will continue to report to Senior Vice-President, John Knorr.
Palmer says, “Working with Phillips has been a rewarding experience, and I’m looking forward to the next step that will fully utilize my extensive sales background. My focus is to help build on our success with distributor partners and foodservice operators across all industry segments.”
Phillips Foods is a family-owned business founded in 1914. Best known for their premium-quality blue swimming crab meat and famous Maryland-style crab cakes, Phillips Foods also produces a full line of seafood appetizers, seafood cakes, soups and entrées for foodservice and retail. To learn more about Phillips, call 888.234.CRAB or visit www.phillipsfoodservice.com.
Source: Phillips Foods