LENEXA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2021--
Hostess Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWNK, TWNKW) (“Hostess” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer and marketer of snacks including Twinkies®, CupCakes, Ding Dongs®, Donettes®, Voortman® wafers and cookies and a variety of other new and classic treats, announced today that Amit Sharma has been appointed Vice President, Investor Relations. Mr. Sharma joins Hostess after 15 years of experience in equity research, with a strong background in consumer packaged goods and food and beverage. Mr. Sharma will report to Brian Purcell, EVP & Chief Financial Officer.
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“We are excited to welcome Amit to the Hostess team as we continue to build our investor relations capabilities internally,” said Andy Callahan, President and CEO of Hostess Brands. “As a sell-side analyst for more than 15 years covering the food and beverage sector, Amit brings a deep knowledge of the space and a fresh perspective to the Company that will enhance our communications with the investment community and create long-term value for our shareholder base.”
Mr. Sharma joins Hostess from Rabobank, where he served as Executive Director of Food and Foodservice since April 2020. Previously, he was a Director in sell-side research at BMO Capital Markets covering food and beverage companies. Mr. Sharma holds an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business, New York, BS in Computer Science from Khalsa College, New Delhi, and is a CFA charterholder.
About Hostess Brands, Inc.
Hostess Brands, Inc. is a leading packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing snack products in North America. The Hostess® brand's history dates back to 1919, when the Hostess® CupCake was introduced to the public, followed by Twinkies® in 1930. Today, the Company produces a variety of new and classic treats in addition to Twinkies® and CupCakes, including Donettes®, Ding Dongs®, Zingers®, Danishes, Honey Buns and Coffee Cakes. In January 2020, the Company acquired Voortman Cookies Limited which produces a variety of cookies and wafers products, including sugar-free products under the Voortman® brand. For more information about Hostess® products and Hostess Brands, please visit hostesscakes.com. Follow Hostess on Twitter: @Hostess_Snacks; on Facebook: facebook.com/Hostess; on Instagram: Hostess_Snacks; and on Pinterest: pinterest.com/hostesscakes.
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