Kettle Cuisine Appoints Executive Vice President of HR from Search by Hanold Associates

Kettle Cuisine

Kettle Cuisine has appointed Laura Brown as Executive Vice President of HR. Hanold Associates’ Jordan Blackmon and Sarah Kennedy led the search.

In November of 2022, Kettle Cuisine formed a partnership to acquire Freshly . As Executive VP, HR, Laura will support the integration to ensure a smooth transition and continue to shape a high-performing HR function. In this role, Laura will report directly to CEO, Liam McClennon, as a member of his executive team and lead the organization’s nine-member HR team. Prior to joining Kettle Cuisine, Laura served as Chief People Officer at Lecoq Cuisine Corporation.

Kettle Cuisine is a leading manufacturer of fresh, healthy, delicious, artisan-quality soups, broths, sauces, sides and center-of-the-plate meals. The company sells products through a portfolio of brands, including Kettle Cuisine, Bonewerks Culinarte, Savory Choice, Soup Supreme and Spoon & Fork as well as through private label products. Kettle Cuisine is PE-backed. Headquartered near Boston in Lynn, Massachusetts, Kettle Cuisine has 4 additional manufacturing facilities with 1,000 employees in Green Bay, Wisconsin; Everett, Washington; Union City, California; and Savage, Maryland.