Tacoma, WA — Brown & Haley CEO Pierson Clair has been elected vice-chairman of the Board and Chief Operating Officer John Melin is now also president of the company, Chairman of the Board Anne Haley reports.
“Pierson Clair has been responsible for the transformation of Brown & Haley and his promotion reflects our conviction and confidence in his continued leadership,” Haley says. Clair has led the company for 17 years and is a recipient of the Kettle Award and an inductee into the Candy Hall of Fame.
Melin joined Brown & Haley in 2003 and is credited with the success of several brand initiatives and operational improvements. Haley says: “We chose John because of his unwavering support and commitment to the Roca brand as well as his organizational and leadership skills that are required to help lead our ever-expanding company.”
Brown & Haley President and COO John Melin (left) and Vice-Chairman of the Board and CEO Pierson Clair (right).