January 17, 2023

Sargento Foods Inc. Announces Four Promotion

Sargento Foods has promoted four individuals: Ebru Basaran-Shull, Executive Vice President of Compliance; Erin Price, President of the CPD Division; Chris McCarthy, President of Food Service and Ingredients; and Jeremy Schellin, Vice President of Strategic Planning.

“I would like to congratulate the outstanding employees and members of the Sargento Family who have received promotions,” said Louie Gentine, CEO of Sargento. “The level of excellence and pride you take in your work is what makes Sargento the most innovative and best-loved real food company.”

Ebru Basaran-Shull – Executive Vice President, Compliance

Ebru Basaran-Shull has taken on the role of Executive Vice President, Compliance. She leads the newly formed Compliance Department at Sargento, directly reporting to the CEO. In this role, Basaran-Shull is responsible for developing, implementing and managing compliance strategies, initiatives, controls and processes by providing expertise and leadership in collaboration with other functions across the organization. She also oversees Foods Safety and Quality and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Basaran-Shull joined the Sargento Family in 2012 and most recently served as Deputy General Counsel and Vice President, Compliance.

Erin Price – President, CPD Division

Erin Price has been appointed President of the CPD Division. Her responsibilities include leading the CPD Division, the CPD Leadership team and developing the CPD strategic and annual plan. Her experience and history of success will lead this division to its next generation of growth.

Since joining the Sargento Family as a Marketing Manager in 2007, Price has held several leadership roles including Director, Marketing, Director, Integrated Marketing, Vice President, Strategic Planning, and most recently, President, Food Service and Ingredients.

Chris McCarthy – President, Food Service and Ingredients

Chris McCarthy has taken on a new role as President, Food Service and Ingredients. Since joining the company as a Director of Marketing in 2013, McCarthy has held various leadership positions including Director, Integrated Marketing, Vice President, Strategic Planning, and most recently, Vice President, Pricing and Demand Planning.

Jeremy Schellin – Vice President, Strategic Planning

Jeremy Schellin has assumed the position of Vice President, Strategic Planning. In his new role, he will focus his efforts on the long-term growth of the business while leading strategic planning initiatives. Schellin first joined the Sargento Family in 2017.

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