McCormick Announces New Global Industrial Organization, Promotes Chuck Langmead

SPARKS, Md., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, today announced a new global industrial organization and the promotion of Chuck Langmead to President, Global Industrial, McCormick & Company.  This new position will help McCormick drive sales growth by aligning its customer intimacy efforts and driving its strategy consistently across McCormick's industrial businesses worldwide.

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Chuck Langmead, most recently President, Industrial Foods Americas, will have responsibility for McCormick's industrial businesses globally and will chair the company's Global Industrial Strategy Council. Mr. Langmead has been with McCormick for more than 37 years and has held numerous leadership positions including President, U.S. Industrial Group, and Vice President & General Manager, Food Service and Restaurant Divisions. Mr. Langmead is an Emeritus member of McCormick's Multiple Management Board.

Randy Carper has been promoted into the role of President, U.S. Industrial Group reporting to Chuck Langmead.  Mr. Carper joined McCormick in 1983 as Account Manager for McCormick's U.S. Industrial business. He has held leadership positions with increasing responsibility in the global industrial businesses over the last 29 years. He was Vice President, Industrial for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to this position, Mr. Carper led the U.S. Consumer Food Manufacturers segment of the industrial business. His most recent role was Vice President Global Industrial Customers, where he worked closely with our strategic global industrial customers. Mr. Carper is also an Emeritus member of the Multiple Management Board.

"These new assignments will help align McCormick to strengthen global customer intimacy," said Alan Wilson, McCormick Chairman, President and CEO. "Chuck and Randy's efforts will help drive our long-term objectives to grow our business globally and continue our success in developing great flavors with our global strategic customers."

About McCormick

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor.  With $4 billion in annual sales, the company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses.

Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick.  McCormick Brings Passion to Flavor™.

To learn more please visit us at www.mccormickcorporation.com.

For information contact:
Corporate Communications: 
Lori Robinson (410) 527-6004 or lori_robinson@mccormick.com

SOURCE McCormick & Company

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