CAPPIELLO DAIRIES APPOINTS GIACOLETTO
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — F. Cappiello Dairies has named Dan M. Giacoletto to a newly created position, director of sales and marketing. Giacoletto will be instrumental in helping the company, which specializes in Italian-style cheeses, to expand its national sales and seek further sales penetration into retail deli, dairy, food-service and industrial venues. Giacoletto, a 40-year veteran of the food industry, was most recently Northeast sales manager at DCI Cheese Company — Swissrose International, Richfield, Wis. In his new position, he reports to Ken Lakich, general manager of Capiello Dairies.
CONSUMER EFFECTS TAPS KIEVA
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Consumer Effects International, a consumer marketing company that specializes in driving produce sales, has appointed Tristan Kieva director of its newly launched brand marketing division. Kieva, who has 15 years of experience in the food industry, most recently was vice president of marketing at Sun Pacific, Los Angeles.