Boulder, CO — Chocolove has hired two new sales directors — David Barlow and Kenneth Brock — as well as a new director of category management, analytics and shopper insights, Morgan Marshall.
Barlow joins Chocolove from Lindt & Sprüngli USA, where he spent the past seven years building customer relationships and strategic partnerships. Prior to Lindt, he was the capabilities development leader at Mondelez International. At Chocolove his is tasked with helping guide the sales team to deliver on the brand’s growth and profitability targets.
Also previously with Lindt, Brock has 30 years of progressive trade planning, account management, budgeting, and forecasting and analysis experience. While at Lindt, he oversaw regional grocer relationships and managed a network of broker account executives. Prior to Lindt, Brock served as a senior sales director at AFS Technologies, Inc., and led topline sales growth at Perfetti Van Melle USA Inc. At Chocolove, he will optimize product distribution and develop sales strategies to advance the company’s market share.
Marshall, most recently a senior manager at Oatly oat milk, has expertise in investigating and analyzing consumer insights and retail trends. At Oatly, she produced data-driven strategies to predict future commercial business. Previously, she served as an analyst at The Hershey Co. and Whole Foods Market, as well as a category insights and planning manager at La Tortilla Factory.
“David, Kenneth and Morgan are welcome additions to the Chocolove family,” says Nick Eleniak, vice-president of sales. “Their talents and years of experience will help elevate and expand the Chocolove brand, and we look forward to what we can achieve together.”