Vice President Research & Development (East Coast or Relocation) – Confectionary, Snack Foods, Bakery


Seeking a role as:  Vice President Research & Development National/Global – CPG, Chocolate, Confectionary, Snacks, Cookies, Biscuits and Bakery

In Location:   Currently living on East Coast – open to relocation

  • 20+ years in R&D/Innovation, 15 years in Global Innovation, and 15+ years in Senior Leadership Roles
  • Over this time created 4,472 products, generated 557.1M in sales, cost savings combined 24.16%
  • 64% of items created were on existing equipment, 17% with contract manufacturers and 19% with new equipment opportunities.
  • Career dedication with cross-functional support in Quality Assurance, Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Packaging and Legal and external resources.
  • Have worked around the world and led global teams across 4 continents simultaneously.

Education: AOS Confectionary & Pastry Arts
Compensation: 285K+, based on role, responsibilities, and location.

If you are interested in speaking with this R&D Leader who:

  • Is capable of leading multiple teams, exceeding target goals with NPD & current Product Renovations
  • Is very comfortable of working with medium to small companies up to global companies involving numerous countries.
  • Strong cross functional business partner.

Contact Kris Binninger at to learn more about CN #111955 today!


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Kris Binninger

Kris holds a Marketing and Business Bachelor’s degree and has 14 years of experience in staffing and recruiting for the food and beverage industry. She works with clients in the Alcoholic Beverage, Bakery, Confectionery and Snack Foods sectors. She listens to the needs and preferences of both employers and candidates and creates the best possible matches. Let Kris use her dedication to optimal Recruiter-Candidate relationships to help you find great food/beverage industry professionals for your next search. Contact Kris today!

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