ABA is pleased to announce the return of Chuck Wellard to the ABA staff. Chuck will be resuming the role as Senior Vice President – Operations, and IBIE Associate Secretary/Treasurer. Prior to his departure in 2013, Chuck had been with ABA for a total of eight years; he served for six years as the Vice President, Finance & Administration, and was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Operations, in 2012. In addition to his ABA duties, Chuck had also served on the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) Committee as the Secretary/Treasurer.
"We are delighted to have Chuck back on the ABA staff. He is truly an asset to the ABA membership as well as IBIE; his leadership and organizational skills will help guide us as we launch our strategic planning initiatives going into 2015," said ABA President & CEO Robb MacKie. "Chuck has a keen sense of the members' needs and a clear vision for ABA's future.
“I am excited to rejoin ABA and serve our members and the baking industry. Working with the ABA and IBIE teams, I look forward to making a positive impact for our members, and their companies and employees.”