Chicago — Jan O’Brien is joining Blommer Chocolate Co. as its Signature Line chocolate brand manager. O’Brien will lead strategy to grow the brand in the North American premium and retail confectionery chocolate segments working with key customers.
She brings to the position more than 25 years of sales experience in the chocolate industry working at Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate with the Wilbur and Peter’s brands.
During her time in the category, O’Brien has served on the Kettle Committee, Retail Confectioners International Board of Directors. She has also been active in various industry associations including National Confectioners Association, Professional Manufacturing Confectioners Association, Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia and Fine Chocolate Industry Association.