Sandridge Hires Two Leaders —

Chief Financial Officer, Procurement and Supply Chain Leader

ASLON is pleased to announce that Sandridge Foods has appointed Chris Free as Chief Financial Officer and Frank Peters as Senior Director of Procurement and Supply Chain. Sandridge is a family owned, recognized leader in the North American refrigerated foods industry.

Chris Free’s career began with Ernst & Young where he spent time both in audit and handling mergers and acquisitions through their Transaction Advisory Services group. After E&Y, he had a successful run at Nordson where he began in Financial Planning & Analysis and was quickly promoted to a Group Controller role. Chris received both his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting from Miami University.

Frank Peters spent his entire career in supply chain with Sherwin Williams before joining Sandridge, having most recently served as Purchasing Manager, Global Supply Chain at the corporate level. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business and a bachelor’s degree in history, both from Miami University.

We at ASLON are grateful to all of those who contributed to the successful completion of these critical searches for Sandridge. We spoke to many people who offered advice, referrals, expressed interest or even just took the time to listen to our request, and we sincerely thank you.

Sandridge Food Corporation is a fresh food manufacturer providing chef inspired refrigerated soups, salads, sides, sauces and specialty dishes for the retail and foodservice industries under its own name as well as a variety of private label brands. They lead the refrigerated foods industry through innovation and production in a state-of-the-art facility using cutting-edge technologies and equipment, and by having an unparalleled commitment to food safety and world-class customer service.