Bryan, OH — Bill Martin was promoted to president of Spangler Candy Co. from his executive vice-president position, succeeding Kirk Vashaw who stepped down to concentrate on his CEO duties.
Previously, Martin served as executive vice-president and CFO of the company and will retain CFO duties.
Jim Knight has been promoted from vice-president of marketing and e-commerce to vice-president IT.
“For the past 18 years, Jim has developed Spangler Candy’s Internet sales business from inception into an extremely successful business model which continues to grow significantly faster than traditional retail customers,” says Vashaw. He will be responsible for continuing Internet growth and focusing appropriate resources in the IT area.
Promoted to director of marketing from brand manager of Dum Dums and Spangler Candy’s candy cane business is Evan Brock.