NECCO Expands Staff by Hiring Regional Sales Manager

11/9/2012 12:00:00 AM Revere, MA November 06, 2012 – NECCO announced today the appointment of Mark Levine as Regional Sales Manager (Northeast).  Mr. Levine joins NECCO from Ferrero USA where he held various positions in Retail and Sales departments over a twelve year span.  Most recently he was Ferrero’s Senior District Sales Manager for the Northeast.

Al Gulachenski, NECCO President & CEO, said “Mark brings over 30 years of solid sales performance to NECCO.  He is well-known and well-regarded in the Northeast Confection community and he will be key contributor to our Sales organization going forward.   His insights on retailer partnerships and establishing a Best-in-Class broker network are vital to our success going forward. ”

Mr. Levine added, “I’m very happy to be coming home to NECCO.  I grew up near the NECCO plant and I have been a fan of their brands since my childhood in Chelsea.”

About NECCO:  The New England Confectionery Company was founded in 1847 and is the longest-running multi-line candy company in the United States. Popular brands include: NECCO® Wafers, Clark® bar, Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts, Mary Jane®, Haviland® Thin Mints and Might Malts® Malted Milk Balls. More than 500 seasonal and year-round products are produced at the companys headquarters in Revere, Mass.