Flowers Foods Announces Appointment of Heeth Varnedoe as President, Names Terry Thomas Chief Growth Officer

August 22, 2023 Flowers Foods

Heeth Varnedoe, chief operating officer at Flowers, will begin serving as president and chief operating officer of the company. Varnedoe has held a number of key management roles at Flowers, including chief transformation officer, senior vice president of DSD Regions/Sales, and president of the Phoenix bakery.

Flowers Foods Announces Retirement of Chief Operating Officer and Executive Promotion

June 2, 2022 Flowers Foods

Flowers Foods announced that effective December 31, 2022, Bradley K. Alexander, chief operating officer, will retire from the company after 41 years of service. Consistent with the company’s management succession plan, on January 1, 2023, Heeth Varnedoe, the company’s current chief transformation officer, will succeed Alexander as chief operating officer.