BUFFALO, NY -- Joel Brown has joined SweetWorks Inc. as supply chain manager. SweetWorks, which operates Oak Leaf Confections (Scarborough, ON, Canada), manufactures premium confections that are marketed in more than 65 countries under the Niagara Chocolates, Oak Leaf, Ovation, Sixlets and Celebration by SweetWorks brands.
In his new post, Brown’s responsibilities will include customer service, distribution and warehousing. He will assist SweetWorks in implementing a sales and operation planning process to provide a sustainable growth platform. He will report to SweetWorks president Philip Terranova.
Brown brings more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain management, working with companies to develop world-class capabilities in this area. He comes to SweetWorks from Retail Products Group (Dallas,).
SweetWorks, established in 1956. Oak Leaf Confections has specialized in gumballs, tablet gum, chunk gum, pressed candy and jawbreakers for more than 40 years.