Olesen Joins Mennel as Director of Popcorn Sales

| February 14, 2019

Martin Olesen

The Mennel Milling Company is pleased to announce the hiring of Martin Olesen as Director of Popcorn Sales. In his new role, Olesen will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of internal and external activities related to the sales and marketing of Mennel Popcorn.

With a primary focus of creating new opportunities for one of Mennel’s newest food business ventures, bulk distribution of high-quality, whole-kernel popcorn varieties, Olesen will work collaboratively with both domestic and international customers as well as the popcorn team in Morral, Ohio.

“We are excited to welcome Martin to the Mennel family in this newly created leadership position,” said Heidi Long, Vice President of Sales, The Mennel Milling Company. “With Martin’s industry knowledge and experience, Mennel Popcorn is strategically positioned to expand and strengthen customer relationships.”

After 25 years in the concession industry, Olesen recognizes the importance of Mennel’s deeply-rooted core values – quality, uniformity and service. His attention to promoting a positive customer experience not only aligns with Mennel’s mission, but further demonstrates a commitment to superior product quality and top-notch technical service.

“Mennel’s notable entrance into the popcorn market after 130 years in the flour industry is quite impressive,” said Olesen. “Like Mennel, one of my strengths is honesty. I look forward to serving as an advocate and trusted source of quality, innovative products for snack food manufactures, concessionaires, theaters, and other customers around the world.”

Olesen is fluent in six languages, including: English, Danish, German, French, Swedish, and Norwegian. He is also a member of the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) and the National Association of Theater Owners (NATO).

To learn more about Mennel Popcorn, visit mennelpopcorn.com.

Source: The Mennel Milling Company

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