Hostess Brands LLC has announced that food industry veteran William Toler has been named President and CEO. Rich Seban, who most recently served as the company’s President and COO, has been named Vice Chairman. Previously, Toler was CEO of AdvancePierre Foods and President of Pinnacle Foods Finance LLC.
“Rich has been critical to the successful transition of Hostess and will remain actively involved in the management of the business,” said Hostess Chairman Dean Metropoulos. “I look forward to strengthening our team and working with Bill, who will bring his talents and energy to the next phase of the company’s growth. Both individuals will be key to further penetrating our markets and expanding our product offerings to appeal to a broader base of consumers.”