Green Named President Of Atkinson Candy

Kevin Green

Lufkin, TX — Kevin Green has been named president of Atkinson Candy Co. He succeeds Eric Atkinson, who is taking on the role of chairman of the board. Green previously served as vice-president of sales.

In his new role, Green will lead the sales team and spearhead the development and execution of Atkinson’s strategic growth plan.

Green joined the company in 2019 and with many years of confectionery/snacks experience, including sales, marketing, and manufacturing.

Atkinson, who has been with the company for 45 years, the past 24 as president, says: “I have full confidence in Kevin’s abilities and believe that his promotion will bring a fresh perspective and new energy to our organization. I am excited to work closely with him and the rest of the leadership team as we continue to build upon our legacy and drive Atkinson’s towards even greater success.”

In his role as chairman, Atkinson will focus on providing strategic guidance and support to the executive team.