VP / Director of Marketing (Chicago metro or Relocation) – Food & Beverage Ingredients, Nutritional Health and Wellness products


Seeking a role as: Vice President of Marketing, Director of Marketing or Sr. Marketing Manager at a B2B or B2C food/beverage or ingredient company.

In Location: Currently living in Chicago, IL suburbs and open to relocation to North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Oregon, Michigan, and others or remote work option.


  • Extensive marketing experience with specialty food/beverage ingredients and
    consumer products.
  • Experience with private equity backed companies and corresponding rebranding efforts.
  • Strategic thinker with Fortune 500 experience.
  • Managed teams of up to five direct reports.
  • Responsible for product portfolios of $800M revenue.
  • Core competencies include building corporate and product brand equity; developing marketing strategy; brand management; team leadership; key stakeholder communication; corporate rebranding expertise; demand generation; inbound/outbound marketing; consumer segmentation/trend analytics; digital marketing; event planning; product innovation; new customer acquisition; corporate communications; social media marketing; lead generation.

Compensation: Base salary expectation dependent on cost of living and level of responsibilities but most recently at $200,000 base salary plus incentives. Open to conversations of base compensation over $150,000.

Education:  Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Columbia College in Chicago, IL

If you are interested in speaking with this Marketing Leader who:

  • Is looking to lead a Marketing team OR act as an individual contributor to help shape the public image of a company and drive growth through effective marketing strategies.
  • Can help you build your company’s product portfolio through new product innovation and commercialization.
  • Is capable of generating new business growth and excitement around a company by creating brand awareness campaigns that resonate with customers.
  • Additionally, if a brand were dated and needed a refresh, relaunching a corporate brand supported by an integrated marketing campaign would certainly drive growth and generate excitement.

Contact: Laurie Hyllberg at laurieh@kinsa.com to learn more about CN #116166 today!


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Laurie Hyllberg

Laurie champions Kinsa Group’s position as the top food and beverage recruiting firm in the nation and its presence in the global FMCG marketplace. To her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Business Management, and Marketing she adds over 25 years of executive search experience in the food and beverage industry at Kinsa. Building a network of executives and professionals through membership in the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Institute of Food Technologists, FaB Wisconsin, Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network, and maintaining professional expertise in recruiting as an Executive Board Member for the Recruiters Of Wisconsin association, Laurie is able to connect top talent in the food industry with food and beverage processors and foodservice providers growing their teams at the C-Suite, VP, Director, and Management level. Connect with Laurie today!

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