Seattle — Mark Rieland has been appointed CFO for Theo Chocolate, Inc. He will be responsible for developing strategy, building financial infrastructure and aligning resources to enable profitable growth for the candymaker.
He brings a wealth of experience to the position, having held finance leadership roles for General Mills, Inc.; Syngenta Seeds and Lenox Group, according to Theo Chocolate. Rieland most recently worked at Peace Coffee, LLC as CFO/COO and helped guide double-digit growth for the company while establishing the infrastructure to significantly expand production.
“I’m joining the Theo team because I can further support organic farming, fair trade and innovative food. I’m transitioning from the coffee industry to chocolate, from one bean to another,” Rieland says. “I’m excited about the adventure this opportunity presents both professionally and personally.”