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FONA International names Amy McDonald as president

Amy McDonald was named president of FONA International in Geneva.
Amy McDonald was named president of FONA International in Geneva.

GENEVA – Amy McDonald has been named president of FONA International in Geneva, the company announced in a news release.

Previously FONA’s executive vice president, McDonald has nearly 30 years of experience in the food industry, the release stated.

During McDonald’s time with the company since 2006, she has guided FONA’s efforts to develop innovative programs and processes to serve customer needs, the release stated.

She delivered consistent revenue growth and a proven track record of new business relationships and opportunities, the release stated.

The company is a developer and manufacturer of complete flavor solutions for many of the world’s leading food, beverage and nutritional companies, the release stated.

“Amy is a true leader, uniquely capable of driving growth and performance, all while balancing and rebalancing the needs of customers, employees and stakeholders,” company chairman and CEO Joe Slawek stated in the release.

“I’m privileged to name Amy as president,” Slawek stated in the release. “The Slawek family and I are very excited for FONA’s future under her leadership. Amy has a profound natural competency in tactical matters, in people matters and in strategic matters. All of this comes together to make Amy the successful leader that we observe every day.”

McDonald stated in the release that she was grateful for the opportunity to serve – and to the Slawek family “for their dream and persistence in building this amazing company.”

“Their vision has led to 30 years of record-setting growth and excellence. I’m truly honored to carry that vision forward,” McDonald stated in the release. “I’m thrilled to serve the FONA family and our partners as president. Winning, winning together and winning with service and integrity – that’s what it is all about.”

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