SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 19, 2020) — JimmyAsh LLC, maker of go free® snacks, announced the appointment of Raymond O’Brien to Chief Customer Officer. Mr. O’Brien, a resident of Ridgefield, Connecticut., previously served as a consultant to the company.
“Ray has an extraordinary track record of innovation and leadership at U.S. food giants, including Nabisco and Campbell Soup,” said Jamshid Ashourian, founder of JimmyAsh LLC. “Under his sales leadership, our go free® brand is gaining momentum and distribution at major US supermarket chains.”
O’Brien has decades of experience in sales, marketing and general management with mainstream food and snack brands. After a successful seven-year run at Pinnacle Foods (sold to ConAgra in 2018), Mr. O’Brien established a CEO advisory service, OB Advisors. O’Brien has a MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
JimmyAsh, LLC has invented game-changing, patented technology that makes mainstream snack foods with superior nutritionals. Its first branded line of products, the all-natural go free® brand snack foods, is made from fresh vegetable and fruit slices and has significantly less fat than leading mainstream competitors. With its state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Bakersfield, California, JimmyAsh seeks to globally supplant deep-fried snack foods with healthier options that don’t compromise taste or texture.