CPG veteran joins
Mastorides brings more than three decades of sales, marketing, and general management experience from major CPG organizations. As Chief Customer Officer, Mastorides will lead the continued acceleration of Hostess Brands’ customer and shopper based capabilities while partnering with internal functions to deliver the company’s strategic growth plans to maximize long-term value creation.
“Arist’s extensive background will be a tremendous asset to our team as we continue to grow
In addition to leading the global sales organization, Mastorides will have oversight of the company’s enterprise activation office and the category insights function. This end-to-end suite of responsibilities will help the organization to seamlessly identify and develop opportunities, create impactful programming, and build partnerships with customers through Hostess’s category leading sales function.
“I look forward to stepping into this new exciting role and to join a world class team of people dedicated to fueling the growth of these iconic brands and dynamic company,” said Mastorides. “It’s an exciting time of growth and innovation for Hostess and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to their profitable growth.”
Mastorides will join
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