STRATEGIC HIRE BOOSTS SCHUMAN CHEESE MARKETING EXPERTISE
(Fairfield, New Jersey) Schuman Cheese recently welcomed Jim Low, a business and marketing leader with over 17 years of consumer packaged goods experience, to oversee the company’s sales and marketing strategy. Low is filling a position formerly held by Ellen Schum, who is now chief operating officer for the Italian and artisan cheese company.
Low’s broad background in brand marketing, sales, government and entrepreneurial business poise him for success in his new position as executive vice president of sales and marketing for Schuman Cheese. In this role, Low will advance the company’s marketing efforts and selling capabilities across distribution channels, including retail and food service.
“Jim’s success in building brands, customer relationships and leading innovation and strategy makes him a great choice for the Schuman team,” said Neal Schuman, CEO. “His experience is an ideal match for our development strategies, as well as our ongoing commitment to strong customer relationships.”
Prior to joining Schuman Cheese, Low was the general manager of Enjoy Life Foods in Chicago. Previously, he headed Mondelez North America’s U.S. sales planning organization and led a variety of brands including Trolli Gummi Candy, Ritz Crackers, Wheat Thins and Trident Gum.
Low holds a bachelor’s degree in religion from the College of William & Mary in Virginia and earned his MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel. He resides in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, with his wife and three children.
For four generations, the Schuman family has earned a reputation for delivering world-class cheese solutions to customers around the globe. Whether importing the best cheeses from Europe, making award-winning cheeses in Wisconsin or crafting inspired new cheese products, Schuman Cheese has never strayed from its core purpose: to enhance everyday eating experiences with the highest quality cheese. Explore how a genuine passion for great cheese, along with investments in the best people and facilities, continue to honor founder Arthur Schuman’s legacy at SchumanCheese.com.