McCormick Names New Global Consumer Business President
June 7, 2013
Sparks, MD — McCormick & Co, Inc. has appointed International President Lawrence Kurzius to president, global consumer and chief administrative officer, the company reports.
Starting July 1, McCormick says Kurzius will be responsible for several of the company’s corporate functions including supply chain, research and development and quality assurance. He will also chair the Global Consumer Strategy Council.
"Lawrence brings a tremendous amount of experience driving growth in emerging markets as well as a long track record of delivering successful innovation. He understands the importance of investing and building brands around the world," McCormick Chairman, President and CEO Alan Wilson tells the NCA Journal.
Joining McCormick in 2003 with the acquisition of Zatarian’s, where he was president and CEO, Kurzius has also served as president of the U.S. consumer products business and president of Europe, Middle East and Africa.
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